Forum: Ruby Re: How to find out object type

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555c1193071e97926fa67c038244c047?d=identicon&s=25 Phy Prabab (Guest)
on 2007-02-20 06:34
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Ah, that's the ticket!  Great thanks for the explanation!

----- Original Message ----
From: Gary Wright <gwtmp01@mac.com>
To: ruby-talk ML <ruby-talk@ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Monday, February 19, 2007 9:11:45 PM
Subject: Re: How to find out object type


On Feb 20, 2007, at 12:01 AM, Phy Prabab wrote:

> ah, thats better.  So now for the real nubie question, I am lost as
> to why this does not work:
>
> irb(main):001:0> o = 123
> => 123
> irb(main):002:0> #{o} = Array.new
> irb(main):003:0* o.class
> => Fixnum
> irb(main):004:0> #{o}.class

The #{} notation is only applicable inside a string:  "#{o}".  The
way you are using it make the line look like a comment.
Everything after the # is simply discarded.

Maybe you are looking for something like:

a = 123
b = [o]
p b        # [123]


Gary Wright
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