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Perl | chop() Function
  • Last Updated : 07 May, 2019

The chop() function in Perl is used to remove the last character from the input string.

Syntax: chop(String)

Parameters:
String : It is the input string whose last characters are removed.

Returns: the last removed character.

Example 1:






#!/usr/bin/perl
  
# Initialising a string
$string = "GfG is a computer science portal";
  
# Calling the chop() function
$A  = chop($string);
  
# Printing the chopped string and 
# removed character
print " Chopped String is : $string\n";
print " Removed character is : $A\n";


Output:

Chopped String is : GfG is a computer science porta
Removed character is : l

Example 2:




#!/usr/bin/perl
  
# Initialising a string
$string = "[1, 2, 3]";
  
# Calling the chop() function
$A  = chop($string);
  
# Printing the chopped string and 
# removed character
print " Chopped String is : $string\n";
print " Removed character is : $A\n";

Output :

Chopped String is : [1, 2, 3
Removed character is : ]

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