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That data is tab-delimited, not space-delimited. I'd use Text::CSV for this.

use Text::CSV; my $csv = Text::CSV->new({ sep_char = "\t" }); my $array_ref = $csv->getline_all($fh); # OR... my @array = @{ $csv->getline_all($fh) };

You can easily adapt the loop constructs I suggested, above, or many of the other suggestions given by others, with this approach. Good luck.

In reply to Re^3: Splitting Multiple files into arrays. by rjt
in thread Splitting Multiple files into arrays. by devbond

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