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Maybe wiser heads than mine have posted here, but if you're dying to use flags, you could use constants. So here's an answer to your third question.

use constant PRINTFLAG => 0; use constant SAVEFLAG => 1; use constant MAILFLAG => 2;

And then keep track of it with a status/state variable. That at least makes the code easier to read: $state = PRINTFLAG;, instead of just a number. Of course, it's really only approporiate where multiple states come into question.

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In reply to Re: Flag variables by allolex
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