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c:\@Work\Perl\monks>perl -wMstrict -e "my %accounts = ( tom => \"BigApple\", tom2 => \"BigApple2\", tom3 => \"BigApple3\", tom4 => \"BigApple4\", tom5 => \"BigApple5\", tom6 => \"BigApple6\", tom7 => \"BigApple7\", ); my $counter = 1; for my $userID (reverse sort keys %accounts) { print \"$userID\t\"; print \"\n\" if $counter++ % 3 == 0; } " tom7 tom6 tom5 tom4 tom3 tom2 tom
There's a lot of command line "noise" from having to escape all the double-quotes for Windose, but that's exactly the code I ran and its output: otherwise exactly the code bangor posted. What is the code you are running?

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In reply to Re^5: How do you sort keys of a hash in descending order and print 3 per line? by AnomalousMonk
in thread How do you sort keys of a hash in descending order and print 3 per line? by MikeyG

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