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Re: csv file is not opening using use strict

by Rudolf (Monk)
on Sep 06, 2012 at 23:13 UTC ( #992207=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to csv file is not opening using use strict

If the file exists your program should open it fine, atleast mine does (win7), however I think your mistake may be in the opening statement. the parameter '<' is the read only .. if the file has not yet been created and you want to create it use the '>' param. also the '>>' is used for appending. Sory if this doesnt help I am thinking of other reasons why you might be getting yelled at.

open(FILE,'>',"file.csv") or die;

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Re^2: csv file is not opening using use strict
by chromatic (Archbishop) on Sep 06, 2012 at 23:30 UTC

    I don't understand; the OP clearly wants to read a file. Why suggest a change that will write a file? If the file doesn't exist, the code as posted will give an error message to that effect.

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