Thanks - knew it was easy :-)
Regards ... Alec
---- Original Message ----
From: "Alan C." <acumming@...
Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 17:12
Subject: [mla: [Clip] also ntb-scripts commandline @ARGV was
Interfacing w/ Perl; arguments
> @ARGV (a certain perl array) is perl's container, holds whatever had
> been passed to perl as arguement(s)
> perl myperlscript.pl file2beactedon
> notice above 3 paramters, each of the three separated by a space.
> That's a commandline. At runtime, the third or last parameter (your
> desired file to be processed by perl) will be in @ARGV and your
> desired file will get acted upon according to whatever your code is
> in your myperlscript.pl file (perl code in that script file tells the
> Perl interpreter what to do to your desired to be acted upon file).