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7392f9e85b8e0636276a7074faee44fa?d=identicon&s=25 athind (Guest)
on 2007-05-23 08:31
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I have a query that returns a single number that I want to use further
in my program.

Could you please let me know how I could access the data inside the
object returned by the query.

I invoke it as:

numscens = Progressions.find_by_sql("select numscenarios from
progressions where id = #{params[:progressionid]}

The data in numscens that I get is  >> numscenarios.to_xml:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <numscenarios type="integer">2</numscenarios>

I want to access the number in the numscenarios tag.

Apologies for the novice question.

Many Thanks,
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