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  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] newbie perl question
  • From: Micah Cowan <micMAPSah@cowanbox.com>
  • Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 12:01:53 -0700
  • References: Pine.LNX.3.96.1010530120947.29296A-100000@step.mother.com

On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 12:12:14PM -0700, cathair wrote:

> But when I attempt...<snip>:
> 
> my $j;
> print "<form name="a_form">\n";
> print "<select name="pull_my_finger" size=1>\n";
> 
> for($j = 0; $j <= $#array_name; $j++){
>       print "<option>$array_name[$j]\n";

Is it printing empty <option>s?

Try:

print "<option>${array_name[$j]}\n";

Braces are helpful to make clear to Perl where the variable begins and
ends within quoted strings.

-Micah


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