Method: Array#select

Defined in:
array.c

#select {|item| ... } ⇒ Object #selectEnumerator

Returns a new array containing all elements of ary for which the given block returns a true value.

If no block is given, an Enumerator is returned instead.

[1,2,3,4,5].select { |num|  num.even?  }   #=> [2, 4]

a = %w{ a b c d e f }
a.select { |v| v =~ /[aeiou]/ }  #=> ["a", "e"]

See also Enumerable#select.

Overloads:

  • #select {|item| ... } ⇒ Object

    Yields:

    • (item)


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# File 'array.c', line 2842

static VALUE
rb_ary_select(VALUE ary)
{
    VALUE result;
    long i;

    RETURN_SIZED_ENUMERATOR(ary, 0, 0, ary_enum_length);
    result = rb_ary_new2(RARRAY_LEN(ary));
    for (i = 0; i < RARRAY_LEN(ary); i++) {
	if (RTEST(rb_yield(RARRAY_AREF(ary, i)))) {
	    rb_ary_push(result, rb_ary_elt(ary, i));
	}
    }
    return result;
}