Perl Programming/Keywords/y

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The y keyword[edit | edit source]

y is the transiteration operator as known from the UNIX sed line editor, and is equivalent to tr.

Syntax[edit | edit source]


Examples[edit | edit source]

The code
$tmp = "909135790159";

print $tmp . "\n";
$tmp =~ y/13579/24680/;

print $tmp . "\n";
replaces the respective characters in the first parametre with the corresponding characters in the second parametre:

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