perl coding ?
mark at ukug.uk.freebsd.org
Wed Apr 21 10:32:31 PDT 2004
> I have an perl scrip somebody else wrote.
> I am just learning perl by modifying this script.
> An temp field $dup-counter contains an counter that is suffixed with
> as in 23x have no idea how big of an number the counter can grow
> The suffix is all ways one position but has different alpha values.
> How do I separate $dup-counter into two new fields?
> $dup-number and $dup-sufix
This will do it:
$dup-number = substr($dup-counter, 0, length($dup-counter) - 1);
$dup-suffix = substr($dup-counter, -1, 1);
> Thanks for you help
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