Class: String

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

Instance Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Details

#to_dObject

call-seq:

str.to_d  -> bigdecimal

Returns the result of interpreting leading characters in str as a BigDecimal.

require 'bigdecimal'
require 'bigdecimal/util'

"0.5".to_d             # => 0.5e0
"123.45e1".to_d        # => 0.12345e4
"45.67 degrees".to_d   # => 0.4567e2

See also BigDecimal::new.


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# File 'lib/bigdecimal/util.rb', line 68

def to_d
  BigDecimal.interpret_loosely(self)
end