Ruby | String chop! Method

chop! is a String class method in Ruby which is used to return a new String with the last character removed. Both characters are removed if the string ends with \r\n, b. It will return nil if the string is empty.

Syntax:str.chop!

Parameters: Here, str is the given string.



Returns: A new string having no record seperator or nil if the string is empty.

Example 1:

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

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Output:


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Example 2:

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# Ruby program to demonstrate 
# the chop! method 
       
# Taking a string and 
# using the method 
puts "String\r\n\r\r\n".chop!
  
# Removing two characters 
puts "Method".chop!.chop!

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Output:

String

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