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Re: Eliminating Trailing Zeros

by dreadpiratepeter (Priest)
on Jul 17, 2003 at 14:29 UTC ( #275222=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Eliminating Trailing Zeros

$n =~ s/\.0*$|0*$//;
UPDATE: fixed lack of reading requirements


-pete
"Worry is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere."

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Re: Re: Eliminating Trailing Zeros
by Trimbach (Curate) on Jul 17, 2003 at 14:37 UTC
    $n=~s/\.|\.0+$//
    That's broken. It deletes the period but leaves in the trailing zeros. This is better, and does what's requested:
    s/\.?0*$//;

    Gary Blackburn
    Trained Killer

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Re: Re: Eliminating Trailing Zeros
by Anonymous Monk on Jul 17, 2003 at 14:40 UTC
    That is Perfect! Thanks!

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