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Re: Access and modify specific element of tab delimited .txt file

by duelafn (Vicar)
on Mar 30, 2016 at 14:05 UTC ( #1159131=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Access and modify specific element of tab delimited .txt file

If you literally only need to create first entry, don't split?

perl -pe 'BEGIN { print "ID"; }' /tmp/test.dat

Good Day,
    Dean

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Re^2: Access and modify specific element of tab delimited .txt file
by mr_mischief (Monsignor) on Mar 31, 2016 at 15:19 UTC

    This is an excellent example of finding the X in an X/Y problem. You've done a good job of separating the problem from the proposed solution on even a fairly simple example program. I'm going to bookmark this to reference for future discussions of this sort.

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