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CONTENTS

NAME

Text::Abbrev - 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));