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Re^2: return more than 1 value

by changma_ha (Sexton)
on Jul 30, 2010 at 06:06 UTC ( #852040=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: return more than 1 value
in thread return more than 1 value

@ Utilitarian,i have another question regarding a line of your code. in @returned_values{@{$keys}} = @{$values}; how did u take a %returned_values as an array? i mean i am not getting this line properly. Thanks in advance

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Re^3: return more than 1 value
by Utilitarian (Vicar) on Jul 30, 2010 at 07:16 UTC
    @hash{@array_of_keys}=@array_of_values;
    Is the Perlish way of assigning an array of values to their equivalent keys. You could, (if you enjoy typing), write
    for my $index (0..$#array_of_keys){ $hash{$array_of_keys[$index]}=$array_of_values[$index]; }
    In the line you cite there isn't an array @returned_values it is a hash slice. take a look at the perldata man page for further, better presented, info

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