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Re^3: Sort alphabetically from file

by hippo (Bishop)
on Jun 14, 2019 at 15:12 UTC ( [id://11101357]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Sort alphabetically from file
in thread Sort alphabetically from file

You'll need to open the file first. eg:

open my $in, '<', 'file.txt' or die "Cannot open file for reading: $!" +; print sort { ($a =~ /\S+\n$/g)[0] cmp ($b =~ /\S+\n$/g)[0] } <$in>; close $in;

See open and close for all the details.

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Re^4: Sort alphabetically from file
by edujs7 (Novice) on Jun 15, 2019 at 09:49 UTC
    This worked - thanks so much :)

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