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Truncating strings... how?

Truncating strings... how?

Truncating strings... how?


I just want to cut off the decimal.

Anybody know a site that just basically lists all the commands, or something?

I hate bugging you guys with simple syntax problems...

Thanks, as always...

RE: Truncating strings... how?

you can use split to truncate strings.

@array = split("char_to_split_on", $var);


RE: Truncating strings... how?

Pretty vauge question, but i'll give it a shot.  So, you have a string:  "935.356"  which is also a number, no?  If this is the case,
$number = int $number;
or even
$number = int 935.356;
 If it isn't a number, then you'll have to use regular expressions.  For lists of functions and for help with regular expressions, your perldocs will have that in it.  Read through them sometime.
(the actual perldoc library will be different depending on your system, otherwise i'd include instructions on that.)

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RE: Truncating strings... how?

NeXidus. Have a look at www.perl.com for some documentation although it should already be installed on your system. Try this command: 'perldoc perlmain'.


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