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this seems to work:
a,b = 5,0
x = a/b rescue print "Divide by zero!\n"

but this doesn't

require 'blahblah' rescue print "No such file!\n"

tried it with parentheses etc...i can do it the normal way, just wondering what i was doing wrong this way
thanks!
Jack

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<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>this seems to work:</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>a,b = 5,0</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>x = a/b rescue print "Divide by 
zero!\n"</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>but this doesn't</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>require 'blahblah' rescue print "No such 
file!\n"</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>tried it with parentheses etc...i can do it the 
normal way, just wondering what i was doing wrong this way</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>thanks!</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Jack</FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>

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