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Perl Language Reference Manual
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17.7 Suppressing Lines Where All Fields Are Void

Using caret fields can produce lines where all fields are blank. You can suppress such lines by putting a "~" (tilde) character anywhere in the line. The tilde will be translated to a space upon output.

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