print dumper

Posted on 2009-05-05
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Last Modified: 2012-05-09
I'm trying to assing a user's input to a string.. why when i chomp the input and use print Dumper does the outcome look like this:
I typed the word enter

with chomp:
';AR1 = 'Enter;

with no chomp:
$VAR1 = 'Enter
my $input = <>;
      chomp ($input);

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Question by:cucugirl
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The $input after <> will have a newline character on it.  The chomp will remove the newline character.   If there is a newline, the Dumper will display it.
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l\it looks like you have "\r\n" at then end p $input and a "\r" at the end of $input after the chomp

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