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#### file extention from file file location

Hi,

I am new to perl (only working on this one problem) but I program in other
languages.

We have an upload script written in cgi.  Can anyone tell me how to get the
file extension from the variable $File1 (actual file location on uploader's computer) then find out if it is equal to "txt" Thanks in advance for not telling me to read the manual. Ron -- PLEASE NOTE: comp.infosystems.www.authoring.cgi is a SELF-MODERATED newsgroup. aa.net and boutell.com are NOT the originators of the articles and are NOT responsible for their content. HOW TO POST to comp.infosystems.www.authoring.cgi: http://www.thinkspot.net/ciwac/howtopost.html   0 Ron 7/23/2003 6:33:17 PM comp.authoring.cgi 612 articles. 0 followers. is leader. 3 Replies 2198 Views Similar Articles [PageSpeed] 9 "Ron" <his_ron@yahoo.com> wrote in message news:NxATa.101305$xg5.95041@twister.austin.rr.com...
> Hi,
>
> I am new to perl (only working on this one problem) but I program in other
> languages.
>
> We have an upload script written in cgi.  Can anyone tell me how to get
the
> file extension from the variable $File1 (actual file location on uploader's > computer) then find out if it is equal to "txt" > if ($File1 =~ /\.txt/i) { # do something if string $File1 contains .txt } The \ escapes the "dot" which otherwise means a non-space character. The i at the end says ignore the case so that it will also match .TXT .txt ..TxT etc Roger -- PLEASE NOTE: comp.infosystems.www.authoring.cgi is a SELF-MODERATED newsgroup. aa.net and boutell.com are NOT the originators of the articles and are NOT responsible for their content. HOW TO POST to comp.infosystems.www.authoring.cgi: http://www.thinkspot.net/ciwac/howtopost.html   0 Roger 7/23/2003 6:44:25 PM "Roger Moffatt" <news@NOSPAMPLEASE.ducati.demon.co.uk> wrote in message news:bfml29$2s8$1@titan.btinternet.com... > "Ron" <his_ron@yahoo.com> wrote in message > news:NxATa.101305$xg5.95041@twister.austin.rr.com...
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am new to perl (only working on this one problem) but I program in
other
> > languages.
> >
> > We have an upload script written in cgi.  Can anyone tell me how to get
> the
> > file extension from the variable $File1 (actual file location on > uploader's > > computer) then find out if it is equal to "txt" > > > > if ($File1 =~ /\.txt/i) { # do something if string $File1 contains .txt } > > The \ escapes the "dot" which otherwise means a non-space character. > The i at the end says ignore the case so that it will also match .TXT .txt > .TxT etc > > Roger > > > > -- > PLEASE NOTE: comp.infosystems.www.authoring.cgi is a > SELF-MODERATED newsgroup. aa.net and boutell.com are > NOT the originators of the articles and are NOT responsible > for their content. > > HOW TO POST to comp.infosystems.www.authoring.cgi: > http://www.thinkspot.net/ciwac/howtopost.html Thanks Roger, I have been testing this code with if ($FILE1 =~ /\.txt/i){
my $Ext1 = "txt"; }else{ my$Ext1 = "NO";
}

Both "my" statements print out without the "if" statement.  FILE1 is a file
location like "C:\MYDir\myNextDir\File name.txt"  can't seem to get this to
work.  Using a W2k machine to upload file to form on the server. I have
printed out the variable $FILE1 so I know I am getting the file location. Any suggestions? Ron -- PLEASE NOTE: comp.infosystems.www.authoring.cgi is a SELF-MODERATED newsgroup. aa.net and boutell.com are NOT the originators of the articles and are NOT responsible for their content. HOW TO POST to comp.infosystems.www.authoring.cgi: http://www.thinkspot.net/ciwac/howtopost.html   0 Ron 7/23/2003 9:30:10 PM -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 In article <C7DTa.101341$xg5.9517@twister.austin.rr.com>, Ron wrote:
>
> I have been testing this code with
>
> if ($FILE1 =~ /\.txt/i){ > my$Ext1 = "txt";
> }else{
> my $Ext1 = "NO"; > } > > Both "my" statements print out without the "if" statement. And with the if,$Ext1 goes out of scope after the if statement, so
no longer exists.  Declare $Ext1 before the if blocks with my, then assign to it in the if/else blocks without my. use strict at the top of your program probably would have alerted you at least to the fact that$Ext1 was not in scope outside the if blocks.

Oh, BTW, RTFM:

perldoc -f my
perldoc strict
perldoc perlsub

or the appropriate locations in the Camel.

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