>>>>> "B" == Bryan Zarnett <bryan_zarnett / yahoo.ca> writes:

B> puts template.gsub(/searchValue/,'blah')

 ruby think that you want to substitute the string `searchValue'. You must
say that it must expand the variable, try with :

    puts template.gsub(/#{searchValue}/,'blah')

 You can also directly write (i.e. without //)

    puts template.gsub(searchValue,'blah')


Guy Decoux