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in reply to Re^2: Assigning multiple lines into first element of array
in thread Assigning multiple lines into first element of array

See length:

c:\@Work\Perl\monks>perl -wMstrict -le "my @ra = ('MANYCHARACTERS'); printf qq{1st element of array has %d characters \n}, length $ra[0]; " 1st element of array has 14 characters


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