>From: Timothy Hunter <TimHunter / nc.rr.com>
>Reply-To: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org
>To: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org (ruby-talk ML)
>Subject: Re: Question: Counting integers
>Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 09:35:26 +0900
>
>Dark Ambient wrote:
>>I 've come across this somewhere but right now it's escapeing me.
>>
>>x = 100  , so I want to find out how many digits are in that number.
>>
>>??
>>Tia
>>Stuart
>>
>irb(main):001:0> x = 100
>=> 100
>irb(main):002:0> x.to_s.length
>=> 3
>

irb(main):001:0> x = 100
=> 100
irb(main):002:0> Math.log10(x+1).ceil
=> 3

Regards,

Park Heesob