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Text::Abbrev(3)        Perl Programmers Reference Guide        Text::Abbrev(3)



NAME
       abbrev - create an abbreviation table from a list

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