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Re: What is $x{$y}?

by Riales (Hermit)
on Sep 10, 2012 at 19:02 UTC ( #992826=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to What is $x{$y}?

It looks like you have a array @x of array refs, of which you want the array ref at index $y.

You have a hash %x of array refs, of which you want the array ref with key $y.

The @{ } that surrounds all of it means you're dereferencing the array ref at index $y and getting the array that the array ref points to.

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Re^2: What is $x{$y}?
by dave_the_m (Prior) on Sep 10, 2012 at 19:12 UTC
    Or strictly speaking, a hash %x of array refs.


      Oops, you're right. Array is totally wrong. Making the change to the original post!
        How about $x{@y} then? How does that work?

        For instance, in a foreach $x(@y){} line of code.

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