what perlintro?

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Hi All,

 From "man perl":

        If you’re new to Perl, you should start with perlintro,
        which is a general intro for beginners and provides some
        background to help you navigate the rest of Perl’s
        extensive documentation.

        For ease of access, the Perl manual has been split up
        into several sections.

            perl                Perl overview (this section)
            perlintro           Perl introduction for beginners

Sounds exactly like what I need.  Where exactly do I find

Many thanks,

Re: what perlintro?

In comp.lang.perl.misc on Thu, 9 Jul 2015 00:09:02 -0700
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It's another perldoc.

I suggest you start with  

perldoc perltoc
where perltoc means perl table of contents.  It tells you the things
available in perldoc.

perldoc perlintro is the invocation you are looking for..  you will
see perlintro listed in perltoc.

perldoc is not perfect of course.  No documentation is.  I have just
spent a great deal of time cursing people who write about POD, the
method of documenting perl scripts, and whoever wrote the perldoc for
eval should be taken out and shot.


Re: what perlintro?

On 07/09/2015 02:38 AM, Zebee Johnstone wrote:
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perldoc perlintro

There it is.  Thank you!

Re: what perlintro?

On 7/9/2015 12:09 AM, T wrote:
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The usual way, on most systems, is to type:

perldoc perlintro

Another document you might want to check out is the
table of contents:

perldoc perltoc

And the perl FAQs:

perldoc perlfaq1
perldoc perlfaq2
perldoc perlfaq3
perldoc perlfaq4
perldoc perlfaq5
perldoc perlfaq6
perldoc perlfaq7
perldoc perlfaq8
perldoc perlfaq9

Robbie Hatley
Midway City, CA, USA
perl -le 'print "4o6e7o4f0w5llc7m"'

Re: what perlintro?

On 07/09/2015 03:05 AM, Robbie Hatley wrote:
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Thank you!

Re: what perlintro?

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Other have mentioned perldoc, but since you clearly have "man"
installed, you might also find it as "man perlintro".


Re: what perlintro?

On 07/09/2015 03:36 AM, Ben Bacarisse wrote:
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There it is.

I must have typed that 15 times last night and must have
typo'ed it every time.  :'(

Thank you for the help

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