2007/7/13, Jeffrey Bowen <ja_bowen / yahoo.com>:
> Of course the code below will not work because gets is
> adding /n to the entry.  I know that chomp will remove
> the /n but is there away to cut the /n without
> reassigning test1 to another variable IE test2 =
> test1.comp

Use chomp!

> print "test1 "
> test1 = gets
> puts test1.class
> if test1 == "1"
>         puts "step 1"
> else
>         puts "step 2"
> end

Cheers

robert