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irb>
irb(main):001:0> require 'scanf'
true
irb(main):004:0> scanf("%d %s")
1 lemon
[1, "lemon"]

On 6/15/06, Tanushree Bhoi <tanushree.bhoi / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thanks Dick.
>
> On 6/15/06, Dick Davies <rasputnik / gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 15/06/06, Tanushree Bhoi <tanushree.bhoi / gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > What is the syntax(function) for taking user input(numbers not strings
> )
> > in
> > > ruby.
> >
> > gets() returns Strings because that's how console i/o works,
> > but you can convert that to an number with String#to_i .
> >
> >
> > --
> > Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns
> > http://number9.hellooperator.net/
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Thanks & Regards
> Tanushree Bhoi
> Software Engineer
> applabs Technologies
> e-mail : tanushree.bhoi / applabs.com
>            :tanushree.bhoi / gmail.com
>
>

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