$var = "Firstname:Lastname";

I want to split $var on ":". I know how to do that. But what I want to know is that there any way to get the Lastname directly.

I don't mean something like this ($first,$last) = split(/:/,$var);

I mean to say something like split(/:/,$var)[1] .....is this possible to get last name directly.....in this manner.

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$lastname = (split(/:/, $var))[1];

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ashish_waleAuthor Commented:
Thanks gripe....I was missing the outer brackets....thanks dude
Did you understand why the outer bracket is necessary??


(and the inner bracket is unnecesary)
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