scalar question

Posted on 2000-02-15
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi there, I'm new to Perl.
How do I remove the last character of a scalar?
For example, I have
$temp = "1234\n";
I want to get rid of the '\n', is there a function, or a regular operation to do that?
Thanks much.
Question by:kitwei
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maneshr earned 20 total points
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try this.



$temp=~ s/\n//g;


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#You mean

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chomp and chop don't need to be assigned to $temp again, else I get nothing, but they all work.

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