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Jeff 'japhy' Pinyan
April 2, 2002 09:51
Re: Creating variables of a string
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On Apr 2, Michael Stearman said:

>Michael     57   3
>I want to assign each of these three to different variables.  My only 
>problem is that the word and the numbers are always different and the space 
>between the words and numbers is always different as well.  Does anyone know 
>how I would assign the word and numbers to three different variables?  

I'd just use split() instead of some ugly complex regex.

  my ($name, $val1, $val2) = split ' ', $string;

Jeff "japhy" Pinyan
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