Syntax

chomp VARIABLE
chomp( LIST )
chomp


Definition and Usage

Removes the last character from EXPR, each element of LIST, or $_ if no value is specified.

Return Value

  • The character removed from EXPR
  • In list context, The character removed from the last element of LIST

Example

#!/usr/bin/perl

$string1 = "This is test";
$retval = chop( $string1 );

print " Choped String is : $string1n";
print " Character removed : $retvaln";

This will produce following result
 Choped String is : This is tes
Number of characters removed : t

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