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declare multiple strings with blank space in one line

declare multiple strings with blank space in one line

declare multiple strings with blank space in one line


I need to Declare 5 strings with Blank space,

my($a) = " ";
my($b) = " ";
my($c) = " ";
my($d) = " ";
my($e) = " ";

I am trying to do it in sinle line as below, but getting error,

my($a, $b, $c, $d, $e) = (" ");

How should I do this, just to make my code look better?
What is advisable way?

RE: declare multiple strings with blank space in one line


As far as I know, the only ways are

CODE --> Perl

# either provide value for each variable
my ($a, $b, $c, $d, $e) = (" ", " ", " ", " ", " ");

# essentially the same, abit shorter to write
my ($a, $b, $c, $d, $e) = (" ") x 5;

# or declare and initialize separately
my ($a, $b, $c, $d, $e);
$a = $b = $c = $d = $e = " "; 


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