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Can some body tell me when i run the ruby script as variable.rb, i am getting the error  in the command line, pls find the snapshot of it


localvar = "hello"
$globalvar = "goodbye"
def amethod localvar = 10 puts( localvar )
puts( $globalvar ) end
def anotherMethod localvar = 500
$globalvar = "bonjour"
puts( localvar )
puts( $globalvar )
end
variables-error.docx
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Question by:roy_sanu
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by:arober11
ID: 38718526
Split the line:

def amethod localvar = 10 puts( localvar )

Then run via:

irb variables.rb
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by:roy_sanu
ID: 38718830
The error is in the snapshot
rubyerror.docx
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by:roy_sanu
ID: 38720865
Here is the changes below when i run Ruby script in the command line i donot get any error but i donot see any output of "puts"
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localvar ="hello"
globalvar ="goodbye"
def amethod localvar =10
puts( localvar )
puts( globalvar )
end
def anotherMethod localvar =500
globalvar ="bonjour"
puts( localvar )
puts( globalvar )
end
variable-error.docx
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by:arober11
ID: 38726381
Per the error messages, and my post above, you need to split your def lines.

Can you please paste the text of you command windows, into a CODE block, or alternatively past the screen grabs into Paint, save as a jpg or png, and upload directly (the results will be visible on page), as it's a pain to have to download, scan for viruses and open a Word document, and a real pain when you only have a phone / tablet to hand.
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by:roy_sanu
ID: 38726495
Quack!!!!!!! quite strange------------still the no error no output

localvar ="hello"
globalvar ="goodbye"

def amethod
localvar = 10
puts( localvar )
puts( globalvar )
end

def anotherMethod
localvar = 500
globalvar ="bonjour"
puts( localvar )
puts( globalvar )
end
error.jpg
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arober11 earned 2000 total points
ID: 38726554
You need to invoke you defined methods  e.g.

Alter your variables.rb to:

localvar = "hello" ;
$globalvar = "goodbye"
def amethod
    localvar = 10
    puts( localvar )
    puts( $globalvar )
end
def anotherMethod
    localvar = 500
    $globalvar = "bonjour"
    puts( localvar )
    puts( $globalvar )
end
puts "Invoking: amethod"
amethod
puts "Invoking: anotherMethod"
anotherMethod

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Then type:

ruby variables.rb
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Author Comment

by:roy_sanu
ID: 38728982
thank you it is working on

irb variables.rb
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