> Ibraheem Ibz Umaru-Mohammed [mailto:iumarumo / btinternet.com] informs:
> ...
> I usually just fire up the interpreter, and do something like:
> 
> ibz@ignoramus:$ irb
> Reading config file... done.
> ruby-1.7.3 on i686-pc-linux with irb 0.9(02/07/03)
> Type 'help' for more information.
> >>> String.methods.sort
> ["<", "<=", "<=>", "==", "===", "=~", ">", ">=", "__id__", 
> "__send__", "allocate", "ancestors", "become", "class", 
> "class_eval", "class_variables", "clone", "const_defined?", 
> "const_get", "const_set", "constants", "display", "dup", 
> "eql?", "equal?", "extend", "freeze", "frozen?", "hash", 
> "id", "include?", "included_modules", "inspect", 
> "instance_eval", "instance_method", "instance_methods", 
> "instance_of?", "instance_variables", "is_a?", "kind_of?", 
> "method", "method_defined?", "methods", "module_eval", 
> "name", "new", "nil?", "private_class_method", 
> "private_instance_methods", "private_methods", 
> "protected_instance_methods", "protected_methods", 
> "public_class_method", "public_instance_methods", 
> "public_methods", "respond_to?", "send", "singleton_methods", 
> "superclass", "taint", "tainted?", "to_a", "to_s", "type", "untaint"]
> >>>
> 
> 
> Also, although you won't be using the code above, you'll find you've 
> forgotten a "=" and a "!" somewhere in there ;)
> 
> 			--ibz.
> -- 

Hi Ibraheem,

I tried String.methods[40] n and got "to_a".

Is it possible to do String.methods[40].man (or something like that) so that
it will output a manual-like page whose output is similar to ri's
String.methods.to_a ?

many thanks -botp