On 12/28/06, woodyee <wood_yee12 / hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi! I'm creating a little program for myself:
>
> # Have user enter a directory in Windows (ex., C:\ or C:\Windows, etc)
> # Have the user search the directory for .txt files
> # Have user pick a file to read
>
> I'm stuck at #1! Yikes! How can I get a user to input a command (like
> "Dir.chdir")? Thanks!

I usually use fileutils.

http://www.ruby-doc.org/stdlib/libdoc/fileutils/rdoc/index.html

Maybe Highline would be helpful for the interface, too:

http://highline.rubyforge.org/

Warm Regards,
greg