Assaph Mehr wrote:
> Boris Glawe wrote:
> 
>>Hi,
>>
>>my problem is obviously very basic, but how to I acces for example
> 
> the third
> 
>>character of the string "hello" ??
>>
>>The [] method does not behave as expected, the each method returns
> 
> the whole
> 
>>string, the methods of Enumerable mixin don't help me...
>>
>>This can't be that hard to solve!?
>>
>>thanks Boris
> 
> 
> Just convert the Fixnum into a character:
> 
> irb(main):005:0> s = 'hello'
> => "hello"
> irb(main):006:0> s[2]
> => 108
> irb(main):007:0> s[2].chr
> => "l"
> 


thanks that's as smooth as I expected it from ruby :-)
Solutions like string[2..2], as they are shown in the documentation, are not 
very nice!

greets Boris