Perl print Function

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Description

This function prints the values of the expressions in LIST to the current default output filehandle, or to the one specified by FILEHANDLE.

If set, the $\ variable will be added to the end of the LIST.

If LIST is empty, the value in $_ is printed instead.

print accepts a list of values and every element of the list will be interpreted as an expression.

Syntax

Following is the simple syntax for this function:

print FILEHANDLE LIST

print LIST

print

Return Value

This function returns 0 on failure and 1 on success.

Example

Following is the example code showing its basic usage:

#!/usr/bin/perl -w

$string = "That is test";
@list = (1,2,3,4,5,6,);
$index = index ($string, 'is');

print "Position of is in the string $index\n";
print "Print list @list\n";

When above code is executed, it produced following result

Position of is in the string 5
Print list 1 2 3 4 5 6


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