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Old 10-06-2009
Convert into month name

Hi,

If I am having month like 2/3/4 then how can I convert it into month name like Feb/Mar/Apr....
Is there any defined function in Perl ??
# 2  
Old 10-06-2009
There is no pre-defined function for that, but it's easy to do yourself.
Code:
sub month_to_name {
    my @mons = qw/Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec/;
    my $month = shift;
    return $mons[$month - 1];
}

If you need something more complex, I found the Date::Calc module very useful.
# 3  
Old 10-06-2009
OK, thank you pludi !!

Will do it now by writting a function.. I was just curious if any inbuilt function is there in perl.

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