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Re^4: Increasing a field size for a record

by Athanasius (Chancellor)
on Oct 16, 2012 at 13:39 UTC ( #999332=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Increasing a field size for a record
in thread Increaing a field size for a record

Good point! After a little experimentation, it appears that the following also works:

for my $line (@lines) { my @fields = split ' ', $line; $fields[1] .= ' ' x (50 - length $fields[1]); $line = join(' ', @fields); }

Thanks, nice catch!

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