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Ruby | String chomp Method
  • Last Updated : 17 Dec, 2019

chomp is a String class method in Ruby which is used to returns new String with the given record separator removed from the end of str (if present). chomp method will also remove carriage return characters (that is it will remove \n, \r, and \r\n) if $/ has not been changed from the default Ruby record separator, t. If $/ is an empty string, it will remove all trailing newlines from the string.

Syntax: str.chomp

Parameters: Here, str is the given string.

Returns: A new string having no record separator from the end.

Example 1:






# Ruby program to demonstrate 
# the chomp method 
       
# Taking a string and 
# using the method 
puts "Ruby\n".chomp
puts "Ruby\r\n".chomp 

Output:

Ruby
Ruby

Example 2:




# Ruby program to demonstrate 
# the chomp method 
       
# Taking a string and 
# using the method 
puts "String\r\n\r\r\n".chomp('')
puts "Method".chomp("tho")

Output:

String

Method
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