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RE: variable help

Subject: RE: variable help
From: Andrew Curry
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 20:51:59 -0000
Newsgroups: perl.beginners

Be warned though that int isn't cleaver enough to deal with say...

print int($x);

still says it's a string as It is.

If you are not 100% sure then you can also do if ($x =~/^\d*$/) for an
actual integer i.e. a number in the positive whole set of numbers {
1,2,3....}  or negative whole numbers -1,-2,-3.... or 0. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Irfan.Sayed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Irfan.Sayed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: 04 March 2008 20:42
To: rodrick.brown@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: beginners@xxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: variable help

Thanks Brown. It worked.

-----Original Message-----
From: Rodrick Brown [mailto:rodrick.brown@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 1:50 AM
To: Sayed, Irfan
Cc: beginners@xxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: variable help


my $p = 10;

if( int($p) ) {
  print "$p is an interger\n";

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 3:16 PM,  <Irfan.Sayed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi All,
> How to find out the specific variable contains integer value. In my
> script ,variable is storing some value but I want to find out whether
> that value is string or integer.
> Please help
> Regards
> Irfan.

Rodrick R. Brown

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