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Perl script to histogram data

Perl script to histogram data

Perl script to histogram data

Hi, I wish to apply the following script to histogram a set of data I have

However, when I run the script in the terminal I get the following error.

user$ perl histogram
Bareword "mxs" not allowed while "strict subs" in use at histogram line 30.
Execution of histogram aborted due to compilation errors.

I) Could someone help me trying to understand this (I know nothing about Perl specific coding)
II) How do I define the max,min of my bins?



RE: Perl script to histogram data

The error is just because the posting on perlmonks has several lines wrapped (where the subsequent line begins with a "+").  This should fix it:


perl -e 'local $/;$_=<>;$_=~s/\n\+//g;print;' histogram > histogram.fixed

Once you've done that, try perldoc histogram.fixed and see if the options answer your second question.

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RE: Perl script to histogram data

Thanks a lot! Great  

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