Peter Bailey wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to create a boolean variable for a "not" statement. When I do a
> "not File.exists?" in IRB, it works fine. But, it doesn't work when it's
> part of a variable declaration. Can someone help me to create a truth
> variable for a statement like this?
> 
> Thanks,
> Peter
> 
> doesn't work in script. . . .
>    pngthere = not File.exists?("L:/png/#{pngdir}/#{pngfile}")
> 
> in IRB. . . .
>    not File.exists?("L:/png/#{pngdir}/#{pngfile}")
> works fine.
> 
Try:

pngthere = !File.exists?("L:/png/#{pngdir}/#{pngfile}")

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Alex