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pick out common items from two arrays in a single statement

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I have two arrays,i want to take out common elements from
those two arrays in a single statement,

for example ;
two arrays are
my @a = (1, 3 ,4 ,7 );
my @b = (2 , 3 ,6 , 7);

i want to retrieve common elements that are 3 and 7 in a single
Sep 13 '08 #1
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Then you are going to have to cycle through each array, comparing the elements to see if each is contained in the other.

Why not try coding that and post your code here, in code tags, if you have issues.


Sep 13 '08 #2

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Have a look at perlfaq4 for starters.

Sep 13 '08 #3

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