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keys %hash

Returns a list consisting of all the keys of the named hash. The keys are returned in an apparently random order, but it is the same order that either the values or each function produces (assuming that the hash has not been modified between calls).

In scalar context, keys returns the number of elements of the hash (and resets the each iterator).

keys can be used as an lvalue to increase the number of hash buckets allocated for the hash:

keys %hash = 200;

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