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FileHandle - searching single word from a txt file

P: 16
hello guys

i set this code , and i would like to know if its possible set "quotes" on the searched word.

Thank You


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  1. #word searching program within a txt file
  2. #!C:/perl/bin/perl.exe
  3. start:
  4. #Handle Area - file opening
  5. open FILE, "c:/perl/notice.txt" or die "failed to open notice.txt $!\n";
  6. @read=<FILE>;
  7. close FILE;
  8. chomp @read;    
  9.  
  10. #Searching Area
  11.     print "Search a word\?\n";
  12.         $choose=<STDIN>; chomp $choose;
  13. unless($choose =~/y|Y|[Y,y]es/){
  14.         print "invalid \n"; 
  15.         goto start;
  16. }
  17.  
  18.        print "Type the word\n";
  19.                $choose=<STDIN>; chomp $choose;
  20.                my @result= grep(/$choose/,@read); 
  21.        print "Sorry, this word was not found" unless(@result);  
  22.                foreach(@result) { 
  23.             print "results: ''$_''";               
  24.  
  25.         }
May 26 '09 #1
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eWish
Expert 100+
P: 971
If you want the quotes to print just escape them. Or you can do the following.
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  1. my $word = 'perl';
  2. print qq{The word you searched was "$word"};
--Kevin
May 26 '09 #2

P: 16
sorry i didnt get what you meant with these codes,
May 26 '09 #3

numberwhun
Expert Mod 2.5K+
P: 3,503
@Sevla
Try putting the code that eWish has provided into your script and see if it does what you want. The way he has written it, it will print the quotes around one of the words.

You will probably need to read up on the qq as to what it does so you understand.

Regards,

Jeff
May 27 '09 #4

P: 16
i see, the results quoted the word i typed on STDIN, but if i would like to keep the whole text line still on the results but with the quote on the exact word i entered on STDIN, ... could it be possible??


Thanks for patience
May 27 '09 #5

eWish
Expert 100+
P: 971
Yes. Simply use my example from above and replace the text and variables with those from your code.

--Kevin
May 28 '09 #6

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