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Re: How to create HASH with multiple values per Keyby ptum (Priest)
|on Apr 17, 2006 at 14:51 UTC ( #543831=note: print w/replies, xml )||Need Help??|
As mentioned by Transient, you would take a reference to the second array and use it as the value of the hash, keyed by the values of the first hash:
Then whenever you wanted to refer to the properties, you would have to dereference, like this:
If @Object and @Property are prepopulated with a large number of values, you need to figure out how to take the right slices from @Property to assign the right values to each @Object (maybe they all have the same number of properties?).
As mentioned, this assumes that the keys in @Object are unique -- you'll overwrite part of your hash if there are duplicate entries in @Object.
Update: Ah, I see you are parsing XML. As mentioned by davidrw, you may not need to re-invent the wheel, here. :)
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