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attribute_for_inspect

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v3.2.8 - Show latest stable - 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)
# => '"2009-01-12 04:48:57"'
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