Class: String

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
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Defined in:
lib/bigdecimal/util.rb

Overview

BigDecimal extends the native String class to provide the #to_d method.

When you require BigDecimal in your application, this method will be available on String objects.

Instance Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Details

#to_dObject

call-seq:

string.to_d  -> bigdecimal

Convert string to a BigDecimal and return it.

require 'bigdecimal'
require 'bigdecimal/util'

"0.5".to_d
# => #<BigDecimal:1dc69e0,'0.5E0',9(18)>

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# File 'lib/bigdecimal/util.rb', line 59

def to_d
  BigDecimal(self)
end