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Old 08-24-2011
Perl basic code 3

Hi ,

I am having csv contains data
2011-08-23 11:11:00.074+0000: Info: Duplicate Order is not processed,Original Order Tuple
 ($category, $type) = split(',', $_ , 2);

what is the split function work here??


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Old 08-24-2011
$_ contains the current line ( if you are reading the file line by line using while loop )
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Old 08-24-2011
Thanks itkamraj

can u plz explain the whole command of split

what is the use of , and 2 in split and how it relate with catagory and type
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Old 08-24-2011
Did you know that Perl has a very handy help system which you can access, for example, by typing perldoc -f split at the command line? Also, has the same information in HTML.
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Old 08-25-2011
I have seen lots of code, but i am unable to understand the posted code
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Old 08-25-2011
just read out this example

Perl split function reference - learn how to use Perl's split() function in this quick tutorial.

and let us know, if u still dont understand
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