Count Lines In A String

Posted on 2009-04-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi All

How can I count the number on lines in this string:

$Text = "this is my\n new text\n message\n goodbye";

$LineCount = "4";
Question by:blnukem
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    Accepted Solution


    my $Text = "this is my\n new text\n message\n goodbye";
    my $count = ($Text =~ tr/\n/\n/ + 1);
    print "count=$count\n";

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    Thanks! Adam314

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