"Robert Klemme" <bob.news / gmx.net> writes:

> "Tom Counsell" <tamc2 / cam.ac.uk> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> news:193f68dcbb7799e1110cab8eb7a02248 / cam.ac.uk...
>> Hello
>>
>> I'm a little confused and would appreciate your help.  I would like to
>> remove any \ characters from a string as well as some other characters.
>>
>
> You're abusing String#tr - this method is intended to replace single chars
> by other single chars.  That you can remove characters is a special case
> with empty replacement strings.  You really should be using gsub or gsub!:
>
>>> 'b\\c'.gsub /\\/, ''
> => "bc"

String#delete exists.

>     robert
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