PERL: How do I get both sizes of a matrix?

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Bug PERL: How do I get both sizes of a matrix?

Hi everybody,

I have a matrix called @matrix dinamically built in PERL, so I don't know its exact sizes. It is a 2-dimensional matrix, so its elements are for example:


I know i can get the number of the rows of the matrix with the commands:

scalar @matrix
$n_rows = @matrix

but I don't know how to get the number of the colums of the matrix!
I tried several ways like:

scalar @matrix[0]
$n_cols = @matrix[0]

but they haven't worked.

Can someone help me please? Thank you in advance,

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Although it's valid only for a column 0. try
scalar @{$matrix[0]}
$n_cols = @{$matrix[0]}

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Great! It works! I just needed the {} brackets! Smilie Thank you so much kahuna
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