On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 06:58:23AM +0900, Kurt Euler wrote:
> All-
> 
> I'd appreciate your help on this one:
> 
> Please advise as to how I can copy a substring X from string Y starting with string Z through the end of string Y.
> 
> For example, supposing I have these strings:
> 
> Y = "The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dogs back."
> Z = "jumped"
> 
> I need a routine that will assign to string X the value
> 
> "jumped over the lazy dogs back."
> 
> I'll be putting this code in a script that will process several string Ys consecutively, where string Z is known to occur in each string Y.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> -Kurt

x = y.slice(Regexp.new("#{z}.*$"))

There might be a faster way to code it, but this works.

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