Forum: Ruby on Rails how to appned some string with file name

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Newb N. (Guest)
on 2009-02-17 14:42
Dear all.
using this below code i get file name of blob
image = params[:image][:blob]
          puts image.methods
          image_name = image.original_filename
it gives me
=> rose.jpg
actually i want to append some string with it.how can i do it.pls help.
example => rose_big.jpg


Thanks
MaD (Guest)
on 2009-02-17 15:22
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>> string = "rose.jpg"
=> "rose.jpg"
>> modified = string[0..-5] + "_big" + string[-4..-1]
=> "rose_big.jpg"

you might wannt to check for the "." in that string and cut it there.
check out some ruby basics for string manipulation.
Conrad T. (Guest)
on 2009-02-17 15:53
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On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 4:42 AM, Newb N.
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> wrote:

>
Hi, here's another option using the File class:

filename = File.basename( filename, ".jpg" )  + "_what_ever_you_want
+ File.basename( filename )

Good luck,

-Conrad
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