> /num      -->  $return_values[num]
> // or /!  -->  $return_values.last
> /*        -->  $return_values.each {|val| puts val.inspect}
>                # not inspect if flag is set?

I'd like something like this too.

> So would this help anyone else out, too?  I find myself trying something
> out, then *depending on what it does* I might want to do something else with
> that value.  I end up preceding everything with `a = ' or something.

Me too.  I usually hit the up-arrow key and continuously edit the line.


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Daniel Carrera
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University of Maryland.  (301) 405-5137