Class: HighLine::QuestionAsker

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
show all
Includes:
CustomErrors
Defined in:
lib/highline/question_asker.rb

Overview

Deals with the task of “asking” a question

Instance Attribute Summary collapse

Instance Method Summary collapse

Constructor Details

#initialize(question, highline) ⇒ QuestionAsker

To do its work QuestionAsker needs a Question to be asked and a HighLine context where to direct output.

Parameters:


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# File 'lib/highline/question_asker.rb', line 17

def initialize(question, highline)
  @question = question
  @highline = highline
end

Instance Attribute Details

#questionQuestion (readonly)

Returns question to be asked.

Returns:


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# File 'lib/highline/question_asker.rb', line 7

def question
  @question
end

Instance Method Details

#ask_onceString

Gets just one answer, as opposed to #gather_answers

Returns:


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# File 'lib/highline/question_asker.rb', line 26

def ask_once
  question.show_question(@highline)

  begin
    question.get_response_or_default(@highline)
    raise NotValidQuestionError unless question.valid_answer?

    question.convert

    if question.confirm
      confirmation = @highline.send(:confirm, question)
      raise NoConfirmationQuestionError unless confirmation
    end
  rescue ExplainableError => e
    explain_error(e.explanation_key)
    retry
  rescue ArgumentError => error
    case error.message
    when /ambiguous/
      # the assumption here is that OptionParser::Completion#complete
      # (used for ambiguity resolution) throws exceptions containing
      # the word 'ambiguous' whenever resolution fails
      explain_error(:ambiguous_completion)
      retry
    when /invalid value for/
      explain_error(:invalid_type)
      retry
    else
      raise
    end
  end

  question.answer
end

#gather_answersArray, Hash

Collects an Array/Hash full of answers as described in HighLine::Question.gather().

Returns:

  • (Array, Hash)

    answers


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# File 'lib/highline/question_asker.rb', line 68

def gather_answers
  verify_match = question.verify_match
  answers = []

  # when verify_match is set this loop will repeat until unique_answers == 1
  loop do
    answers = gather_answers_based_on_type

    break unless verify_match &&
                 (@highline.send(:unique_answers, answers).size > 1)

    explain_error(:mismatch)
  end

  verify_match ? @highline.send(:last_answer, answers) : answers
end

#gather_hashHash

Gather multiple values and store them on a Hash with keys provided by the Hash on HighLine::Question#gather

Returns:

  • (Hash)

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# File 'lib/highline/question_asker.rb', line 106

def gather_hash
  sorted_keys = question.gather.keys.sort_by(&:to_s)
  sorted_keys.each_with_object({}) do |key, answers|
    @highline.key = key
    answers[key]  = ask_once
  end
end

#gather_integerArray

Gather multiple integer values based on HighLine::Question#gather count

Returns:

  • (Array)

    answers


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# File 'lib/highline/question_asker.rb', line 87

def gather_integer
  gather_with_array do |answers|
    (question.gather - 1).times { answers << ask_once }
  end
end

#gather_regexpArray

Gather multiple values until any of them matches the HighLine::Question#gather Regexp.

Returns:

  • (Array)

    answers


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# File 'lib/highline/question_asker.rb', line 96

def gather_regexp
  gather_with_array do |answers|
    answers << ask_once until answer_matches_regex(answers.last)
    answers.pop
  end
end