On Jun 10, 2005, at 5:21 PM, Nikolai Weibull wrote:

> Ezra Zygmuntowicz wrote:
>
>
>> Say that I have a string like this:
>>
>> "SPT_051205.jpg"
>>
>> How could I strip out the numbers that stand for the date and convert
>> it to look like this:
>>
>> "May 12 2005"
>>
>>
>
> "SPT_051205.jpg".scan(/(\d\d)(\d\d)(\d\d)/) do |a|
>   puts Time.mktime(a[2].to_i + 2000, a[0].to_i, a[1].to_i).strftime 
> ("%b %d %Y")
> end
>
> Enjoy,
>         nikolai
>

Thanks so much Nikolai it works perfect!
-Ezra
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