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  • rdoc/constant.rb
  • rdoc/generator/markup.rb

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A constant



If this constant is an alias for a module or class, this is the RDoc::ClassModule it is an alias for. nil otherwise.


The constant’s name


The constant’s value

Public Class Methods

new(name, value, comment) click to toggle source

Creates a new constant with name, value and comment

               # File rdoc/constant.rb, line 28
def initialize(name, value, comment)
  @name = name
  @value = value
  @is_alias_for = nil
  self.comment = comment

Public Instance Methods

<=>(other) click to toggle source

Constants are ordered by name

               # File rdoc/constant.rb, line 39
def <=> other
  return unless self.class === other

  [parent_name, name] <=> [other.parent_name, other.name]
==(other) click to toggle source

Constants are equal when their parent and name is the same

               # File rdoc/constant.rb, line 48
def == other
  self.class == other.class and
    @parent == other.parent and
    @name == other.name
documented?() click to toggle source

A constant is documented if it has a comment, or is an alias for a documented class or module.

               # File rdoc/constant.rb, line 58
def documented?
  super or is_alias_for && is_alias_for.documented?
path() click to toggle source

Path to this constant

               # File rdoc/constant.rb, line 72
def path

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