On 20.04.2011 18:54, Cyril Jose wrote:
> Hans Mackowiak wrote in post #994076:
>> str = ">Hello World\n"
>> str[1..-2] #=>  "Hello World"
>
> Forgot to mention that I have a bunch of these types of strings of all
> different lengths...thanks for the quick reply however!

Hans's suggestion does work with different length strings

irb(main):001:0> 5.times {|i| s="a"+("b"*i)+"x";puts s, s[1..-2]}
ax

abx
b
abbx
bb
abbbx
bbb
abbbbx
bbbb
=> 5

Kind regards

	robert

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