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Got it.  thanks!

----- Original Message ----
From: Harold Hausman <hhausman / gmail.com>
To: ruby-talk ML <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Monday, February 19, 2007 9:09:47 PM
Subject: Re: How to find out object type

On 2/20/07, Phy Prabab <phyprabab / yahoo.com> wrote:
> ah, thats better.  So now for the real nubie question, I am lost as to why this does not work:
>
> irb(main):001:0> o = 123
> => 123
> irb(main):002:0> #{o} = Array.new
> irb(main):003:0* o.class
> => Fixnum
> irb(main):004:0> #{o}.class
> irb(main):005:0*
> irb(main):006:0* ^C
> irb(main):006:0>
>
> I was hoping to be create an array from the numb stored as "o", but this must be wrong,
> because trying to get the class of the object does not work.  Any help?

irb(main):001:0> o = 42
=> 42
irb(main):002:0> the_o_array = [o]
=> [42]
irb(main):003:0> the_o_array.class
=> Array

hth,
-Harold








 
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