Hello

Yo can go back one line and gets

class File
  def current
    self.lineno=self.lineno-1
    self.gets
  end
end

hope it helps and it's what you are looking for

bye
	

On Thu 24 Oct 2002 11:57, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
> All,
>
> Given an IO object, you can get the "next" line with #gets, right?
>
> Given an IO object, you can get the "current" line with #X, right?  Please?
>
> I know it's not a common operation, but I would like tobe able to do it.
>
> --
> Gavin Sinclair                                       Software Engineer
> Sydney, Australia                            Soyabean Software Pty Ltd

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