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Am 03.10.2010 20:54, schrieb Terry Michaels:
> I've got simple statements like so:
> 
> puts "hi"
> puts "there"
> puts name
> 
> Wanted to adjust it to write to IO object (a string) instead of stdout.
> This is the kind of construction I'd like to use:
> 
> my_out = String.new
> puts my_out "hi"
> puts my_out "there"
> puts my_out name
> 
> But apparently that doesn't work. This seems to work
> 
> my_out << "hi" << "\n"
> my_out << "there" << "\n"
> my_out << name << "\n"
> 
> The lame part of that, though, is that it does not do the whole "check
> if there is an end-line and add one if there isn't" magic, so I have to
> manually specify the newline if I want one. I tried
> 
> my_out.puts "hi"
> 
> But evidently that does the exact opposite of want I want.

Maybe use a StringIO?

- -------------------------------
require "stringio"

str = StringIO.new("")
str.puts("hi")
str.puts("there")

puts str.string #=> "hi\nthere\n"
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Vale,
Marvin
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