abbrev(pattern = nil) public

Calculates the set of unambiguous abbreviations for the strings in self. If passed a pattern or a string, only the strings matching the pattern or starting with the string are considered.

%w{ car cone }.abbrev   #=> { "ca" => "car", "car" => "car",
                              "co" => "cone", "con" => cone",
                              "cone" => "cone" }
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July 27, 2009
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Include the 'abbrev' module

To get this access to this method you must:

require 'abbrev'