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attribute_for_inspect

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Ruby on Rails latest stable (v4.0.2) - 0 notes - Class: ActiveRecord::AttributeMethods
attribute_for_inspect(attr_name) public

Returns an #inspect-like string for the value of the attribute attr_name. String attributes are truncated upto 50 characters, and Date and Time attributes are returned in the :db format. Other attributes return the value of #inspect without modification.

person = Person.create!(name: 'David Heinemeier Hansson ' * 3)

person.attribute_for_inspect(:name)
# => "\"David Heinemeier Hansson David Heinemeier Hansson D...\""

person.attribute_for_inspect(:created_at)
# => "\"2012-10-22 00:15:07\""
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