Thaks. The method is truncate. I used that but I couldn't remember the 
name. Jim, I had alredy looked at the String class, but no method do 
that.

Jim Menard wrote:

> You should look at the documentation for the String class, which will
> list all of the methods available to you. You can see the list by
> typing "ri String" in the shell or visiting
> http://www.ruby-doc.org/core/classes/String.html
> 
> Jim

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