On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 7:54 AM, ideal one <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> =A0 =A0 I have a pipe seperated txt file, i need to read the data and wor=
k
> on it.
> Data looks like this:
> file
> test1|acount1|emp1
> test2|acount2|emp2
> test3|acount3|emp3
> test4|acount4|emp4
>
> when i say emp3, it should display 'test3' value and so on.

You can use File#foreach to iterate over the lines of the file,
String#split to divide each line in parts, and a Hash or other data
structure to store things for later querying.

Jesus.