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Ruby | StringScanner skip function
  • Last Updated : 12 Dec, 2019

StringScanner#skip() : skip() is a StringScanner class method which skip over the given pattern beginning with the scan pointer.

Syntax: StringScanner.skip()

Parameter: StringScanner values pattern

Return: skip over the given pattern beginning with the scan pointer.

Example #1 :






# Ruby code for StringScanner.skip() method
  
# loading StringScanner
require 'strscan'
  
# declaring StringScanner 
c = StringScanner.new("Mon Sep 12 2018 14:39")
  
# skip() method
c.skip(/\w+/)
puts "String Scanner skip form : #{c.pos()}\n\n"
  
# skip() method
c.skip(/\s+/)
puts "String Scanner skip form : #{c.pos()}\n\n"
  
# skip() method
c.skip(/./)
puts "String Scanner skip form : #{c.pos()}\n\n"

Output :

String Scanner skip form : 3

String Scanner skip form : 4

String Scanner skip form : 5

Example #2 :




# Ruby code for StringScanner.skip() method
  
# loading StringScanner
require 'strscan'
  
# declaring StringScanner 
c = StringScanner.new("h ello geeks")
  
# skip() method
c.skip(/\w+/)
puts "String Scanner skip form : #{c.pos()}\n\n"
  
# skip() method
c.skip(/\s+/)
puts "String Scanner skip form : #{c.pos()}\n\n"
  
# skip() method
c.skip(/./)
puts "String Scanner skip form : #{c.pos()}\n\n"

Output :

String Scanner skip form : 1

String Scanner skip form : 2

String Scanner skip form : 3




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