"rtilley" <rtilley / vt.edu> wrote in message 
news:dv9h29$agf$1 / solaris.cc.vt.edu...
>I like the way in which p prints out the contents of an array. It's easy 
>for me to read. Is it possible to make a method return p array? Or is 
>there a better way to do this?
>
> def info
>    #create an array
>    p array
>    return p array
> end

This won't work because p returns nil.  Do this

def info
  create_array_somehow.inspect
end

Kind regards

    robert