Thanks. Does just fine - now that I know about it. Handy!

t.

Chris Kottom wrote:
> Object#respond_to? doesn't do it for you?
>
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 7:22 AM, Tom Cloyd <tomcloyd / comcast.net> wrote:
>
>   
>> I'm a little stumped on this one. I looked at several ideas, and none
>> panned out.
>>
>> I have a string, which may name a method in a module required by my
>> program. How can I test programmatically to see if  the method actually
>> exists? I'd like to do something better than just catch an exception
>> generated when I call a non-existent method.
>>
>> Is there a way to do this?
>>
>> Tom
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>     
>
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