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Ruby | String chop! Method

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  • Last Updated : 31 Jan, 2022
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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 separator or nil if the string is empty.  

Example 1:

Ruby




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

Output:  

Ruby

Example 2:

Ruby




# 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!

Output: 

String
Method
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