Opening and Printing out

Posted on 2000-02-16
Last Modified: 2010-03-05

                 open(IN,"</home/tmclaugh/list/text.txt") || die "cannot open file>:!";
                 open(OUT,">/home/tmclaugh/list/zinger1.txt") || die "Cannot open file>:!";

                 $/='ACCESSION NUMBER             : ';
                 printf("%20s %20s %s\n",
                      "Accession Number",
                      "Word in Narrative",
                      my ($an)= /(\d+)/g;
                      my @words;
                      my $i=0;
                      for my $word (@words){
                      printf("%20s %20s %d\n",

                 will not open or print to OUT can someone help
Question by:tomatocans
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ID: 2529472
Sorry no point left

Author Comment

ID: 2529487
changed to usr/local/bin/perl got output for header to screen nothing else on screen
                 or in output file.

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ID: 2529723
#you probably want
die "cannot open file>:$!";
#to tell you the reason for a failure

#if you want to print to OUT, you can say
printf OUT ("%20s %20s %s\n",
           "Accession Number",
           "Word in Narrative",

#what's in /home/tmclaugh/list/text.txt?
#are you sure the /NARRATIVE\s+:(.+)\n\w+\s+:/gs matches anything?

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