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A more general approach with "nested" iterators:

sub read_chunk { my ($fh,$mod) = @_; my $chunk; while ( <$fh> ) { $chunk .= $_; return $chunk unless $. % $mod; } return $chunk; } open my $fh, "<", \$string; while ( my $chunk = read_chunk( $fh, 14 ) ) { print $chunk; print "-"x5,"\n"; }

works with anything you can open via filehandle even strings.

Cheers Rolf

In reply to Re: Split string after 14 Line Feeds? by LanX
in thread Split string after 14 Line Feeds? by johnfl68

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