Class: Array

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
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Defined in:
lib/abbrev.rb

Instance Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Details

#abbrev(pattern = nil) ⇒ Object

Calculates the set of unambiguous abbreviations for the strings in self.

require 'abbrev'
%w{ car cone }.abbrev#=> {"car"=>"car", "ca"=>"car", "cone"=>"cone", "con"=>"cone", "co"=>"cone"}

The optional pattern parameter is a pattern or a string. Only input strings that match the pattern or start with the string are included in the output hash.

%w{ fast boat day }.abbrev(/^.a/)#=> {"fast"=>"fast", "fas"=>"fast", "fa"=>"fast", "day"=>"day", "da"=>"day"}


Abbrev.abbrev(%w{car box cone}, "ca")#=> {"car"=>"car", "ca"=>"car"}

See also Abbrev.abbrev


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# File 'lib/abbrev.rb', line 128

def abbrev(pattern = nil)
  Abbrev::abbrev(self, pattern)
end