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Search::Dict, look - search for key in dictionary file


use Search::Dict;
look *FILEHANDLE, $key, $dict, $fold;


Sets file position in FILEHANDLE to be first line greater than or equal (stringwise) to $key. Returns the new file position, or -1 if an error occurs.

The flags specify dictionary order and case folding:

If $dict is true, search by dictionary order (ignore anything but word characters and whitespace).

If $fold is true, ignore case.