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Old 10-24-2009
perl how to escape (|) character

Code:
my @array;
my $sepa = "|";
print $sepa;
open FH, "<100_20091023_2.txt";
while(<FH>){

  push @array, split(/\$sepa/, $_);
  print "@array\n\n";

}

I am not able split the line which have | separated

Last edited by Franklin52; 10-24-2009 at 08:02 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags!!
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Old 10-24-2009
I changed your script to:


Code:
#!/usr/bin/perl
my @array;
my $sepa = '\|';
print $sepa;
open FH, "<100_20091023_2.txt";
while(<FH>){

push @array, split($sepa, $_);
print "@array\n\n";

}

Note the change to the $sepa value and the split statement...

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