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Only one of each

Only one of each

Only one of each

I've got a scores script for a game i've made but it only shows one person for each number of kills.

You can see the result at


foreach my $key ( sort { $b <=> $a } keys %scores ) {
unless ($key == "0") {
print scorehtm "<TR><TD>$key<TD>$scores{$key}";

Anyone know why only one for each value is returned?

RE: Only one of each

It looks like your %scores hash has a score
for a key, and one name as the value.  The
problem is how you are assigning values to
the hash.  Each key only occurs once, so if
you do something like:

$scores{56} = 'Fred';
$scores{56} = 'Barney';

The second assignment overwrites the first.

If I was doing this I think I'd just turn
the whole thing around and have the name as
the key and the score as the value.  Then
do something like:

foreach my $key ( sort { $scores{$b} <=> $scores{$a} } keys %scores ) {
   unless ($key == "0") {
      print scorehtm "<TR><TD>$scores{$key}</TD><TD>$key</TD></TR>";

RE: Only one of each

Thanks, it works now.

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