Re: Ruby sprintf style question

On 27 Jan 2006 at 10:30, [email protected] wrote:

In a rails app I have a sprintf("#0.2f",x.price) formatted value
that may be nil. What is the preferred (short-elegant-terse)
ruby way of testing for this and displaying a substitute text
(“n/a”) in place of the missing numeric value?

I did this and it works.

<%= product.price ? sprintf("%0.2f", product.price) : “n/a” %>


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