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Posted on 1998-11-15
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How do I make something case insensitive?
Say, if

$variable1 = "Hello";
$variable2 = "HELLO";

How can I tell if variable1 and variable 2 are the same, even though one is totally capitalized, and the other isn't?

Thanks,
Mark
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by:martinag
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if (lc($variable1) eq lc($variable2)) {
  # I don't know is the "correct" way of doing it, but it works...
}

Martin
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by:eversoslightly
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Thanks!  Works great - just answer the question, and I'll give ya the points.
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if (lc($variable1) eq lc($variable2)) {
  # I don't know is the "correct" way of doing it, but it works...
}

Martin
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