I 've come across this somewhere but right now it’s escapeing me.

x = 100 , so I want to find out how many digits are in that number.

??

Tia

Stuart

I 've come across this somewhere but right now it’s escapeing me.

x = 100 , so I want to find out how many digits are in that number.

??

Tia

Stuart

On 6/26/06, Dark A. [email protected] wrote:

I 've come across this somewhere but right now it’s escapeing me.

x = 100 , so I want to find out how many digits are in that number.

??

Tia

Stuart

x.to_s.length will do it

Dark A. wrote:

I 've come across this somewhere but right now it’s escapeing me.

x = 100 , so I want to find out how many digits are in that number.

??

Tia

Stuart

irb(main):001:0> x = 100

=> 100

irb(main):002:0> x.to_s.length

=> 3

??

Tia

Stuartirb(main):001:0> x = 100

=> 100

irb(main):002:0> x.to_s.length

=> 3

irb(main):001:0> x = 100

=> 100

irb(main):002:0> Math.log10(x+1).ceil

=> 3

Regards,

Park H.

2006/6/26, Timothy H. [email protected]:

irb(main):001:0> x = 100

=> 100

irb(main):002:0> x.to_s.length

=> 3

Be careful though if x can be something diffrent from a non negative

integer.

robert

On Jun 26, 2006, at 4:46 AM, Park H. wrote:

irb(main):001:0> x = 100

=> 100

irb(main):002:0> Math.log10(x+1).ceil

=> 3Regards,

Park H.

irb(main):003:0> x=0

=> 0

irb(main):004:0> Math.log10(x+1).ceil

=> 0

irb(main):005:0> x.to_s.scan(/\d/).length

=> 1

irb(main):006:0> x=100

=> 100

irb(main):007:0> x.to_s.scan(/\d/).length

=> 3

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