|on Aug 24, 1999 at 22:41 UTC||Need Help??|
See the current Perl documentation for formline.
Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:
formline - internal function used for formats
This is an internal function used by formats, though you may call it, too. It formats (see the perlform manpage) a list of values according to the contents of
PICTURE, placing the output into the format output
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