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# 1  
Old 11-12-2001
Array length in PERL

Hi experts,
How to get the length of an Array in PERL.
for eg., @Var having 5 elements.

regards
Anent
# 2  
Old 11-12-2001
Set a variable $a=@testarray

$a will be the number of elements in the array.

Smilie
# 3  
Old 11-13-2001
hi deeboy,
Wow, its working fine.
Thanks a lot
Anent
# 4  
Old 07-17-2008
Code:
print $#array;

# 5  
Old 07-17-2008
The difference is that
Code:
$#array

is the index of the last element in the array, while
Code:
scalar(@array)

is the number of elements.

Impressive old thread revival skills, BTW.
# 6  
Old 07-17-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by summer_cherry
Code:
print $#array;

Yea, thanks for digging up a nearly 7 year old thread! Smilie

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