MirOS Manual: Text::Abbrev(3p)


Text::Abbrev(3p)Perl Programmers Reference Guide Text::Abbrev(3p)

NAME

     abbrev - create an abbreviation table from a list

SYNOPSIS

         use Text::Abbrev;
         abbrev $hashref, LIST

DESCRIPTION

     Stores all unambiguous truncations of each element of LIST
     as keys in the associative array referenced by $hashref. The
     values are the original list elements.

EXAMPLE

         $hashref = abbrev qw(list edit send abort gripe);

         %hash = abbrev qw(list edit send abort gripe);

         abbrev $hashref, qw(list edit send abort gripe);

         abbrev(*hash, qw(list edit send abort gripe));

perl v5.8.8                2005-02-05                           1

Generated on 2014-07-04 21:17:45 by $MirOS: src/scripts/roff2htm,v 1.79 2014/02/10 00:36:11 tg Exp $

These manual pages and other documentation are copyrighted by their respective writers; their source is available at our CVSweb, AnonCVS, and other mirrors. The rest is Copyright © 2002‒2014 The MirOS Project, Germany.
This product includes material provided by Thorsten Glaser.

This manual page’s HTML representation is supposed to be valid XHTML/1.1; if not, please send a bug report – diffs preferred.