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Ruby | Symbol to_sym function

  • Last Updated : 10 Dec, 2019

Symbol#to_sym() : to_sym() is a Symbol class method which returns the symbol representation of the symbol object.

Syntax: Symbol.to_sym()

Parameter: Symbol values

Return: the symbol representation of the symbol object.

Example #1 :






# Ruby code for Symbol.to_sym() method
  
# declaring Symbol 
a = :aBcDeF
  
# declaring Symbol
b = :"\u{e4 f6 fc}"
  
# declaring Symbol
c = :ABCDEF
  
  
# to_sym form 
puts "Symbol a to_sym form : #{a.to_sym}\n\n"
puts "Symbol b to_sym form : #{b.to_sym}\n\n"
puts "Symbol c to_sym form : #{c.to_sym}\n\n"

Output :

Symbol a to_sym form : aBcDeF

Symbol b to_sym form : äöü

Symbol c to_sym form : ABCDEF

Example #2 :




# Ruby code for Symbol.to_sym() method
  
# declaring Symbol 
a = :geeks
  
# declaring Symbol
b = :"\u{e5 f6 f3}"
  
# declaring Symbol
c = :GEEKS
  
# to_sym form 
puts "Symbol a to_sym form : #{a.to_sym}\n\n"
puts "Symbol b to_sym form : #{b.to_sym}\n\n"
puts "Symbol c to_sym form : #{c.to_sym}\n\n"

Output :

Symbol a to_sym form : geeks

Symbol b to_sym form : åöó

Symbol c to_sym form : GEEKS

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