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Re: File Writing and newline

by Speedy (Monk)
on Feb 06, 2002 at 18:00 UTC ( [id://143655]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to File Writing and newline

"perldoc -f print"

indicates that the output record separator $\ is printed at the end of each list. I suspect that the output record separator "$\" has somehow gotten set to "\n" rather than a null value.

At the start of the subroutine, try:

$\ = "";

to reset the output record separator and see if it does the trick.

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Re: Re: File Writing and newline
by particle (Vicar) on Feb 06, 2002 at 18:10 UTC
    local $\=''; would be much safer, as it make sure the variable returns to it's previous state when it goes out of scope.

    ~Particle

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