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Convert string with two spaces to one space

Posted on 2002-06-03
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Hi,

Would like to convert the string. eg "Alexander  Master" to "Alexander Master".

Any idea ?
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my $s = "Alexander  Master";
print "was: [$s]\n";
$s =~ s/\s\s/ /g;
print "now: [$s]\n";
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by:andreif
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please, review your previous questions - you did not accept neither reject solutions
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by:yoren
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Try this to shrink blocks of whitespace into a single space:

my $s = "Alexander  Master   Jedi";
$s =~ s/\s+/ /g;
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