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fetchall_arrayref will return what you say you want to accomplish - a single call that returns a multi-dimensional array. You will not need the "while" loop, unless you want to iterate the array, in which case, a "for" loop is more appropriate.

Here is sample code:

my @allrows = @{ $sth->fetchrow_arrayref() }; # Expand ref, to simplif +y access my $first_author = $allrows[0][0]; my $second_author = $allrows[1][0]; my $first_title = $allrows[0][1];
Also, access to a scalar element of an array is correctly written as
$language = $row[2]; # Correct $language = @$row[2]; # wrong (at least in perl ver 5)

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In reply to Re: multidimensional array's by NetWallah
in thread multidimensional array's by emgi

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