Manual Reference Pages  - Text::Abbrev (3pm)

NAME

abbrev - create an abbreviation table from a list

CONTENTS

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 Text::Abbrev (3pm) 2001-09-21
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