Singeo wrote:
> Hi, I'm pretty new to Ruby. I've got a text file where I need to
> remove some new line characters. I've tried everything I can think of
> to do this with no success, including:
> 
> line.gsub!("/r","")
> line.gsub!("/n","")
> line=line.chomp
> 
> I can't seem to get the new line character to be recognised and dealt
> with. Any advice appreciated.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> 

It looks like you should be using backslashes. If you want to match both 
newlines and carriage returns, you can use:

line.gsub!(/[\n\r]/, "")

-Dan