# convert number to english word

Discussion in 'Ruby' started by Vetrivel Vetrivel, Mar 31, 2009.

1. ### Vetrivel VetrivelGuest

Vetrivel Vetrivel, Mar 31, 2009

2. ### James GrayGuest

On Mar 31, 2009, at 11:26 AM, Vetrivel Vetrivel wrote:

> How to convert number to word.
> Ex
> 8
> eight
> 555
> five hundered and fiftyfive

Check the solutions to this old Ruby Quiz:

http://rubyquiz.com/quiz25.html

James Edward Gray II

James Gray, Mar 31, 2009

3. ### Vetrivel VetrivelGuest

James Gray wrote:
> On Mar 31, 2009, at 11:26 AM, Vetrivel Vetrivel wrote:
>
>> How to convert number to word.
>> Ex
>> 8
>> eight
>> 555
>> five hundered and fiftyfive

>
> Check the solutions to this old Ruby Quiz:
>
> http://rubyquiz.com/quiz25.html
>
> James Edward Gray II

I need Ruby Module to use this...
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Vetrivel Vetrivel, Mar 31, 2009
4. ### Loga GanesanGuest

Vetrivel Vetrivel wrote:
> James Gray wrote:
>> On Mar 31, 2009, at 11:26 AM, Vetrivel Vetrivel wrote:
>>
>>> How to convert number to word.
>>> Ex
>>> 8
>>> eight
>>> 555
>>> five hundered and fiftyfive

>>
>> Check the solutions to this old Ruby Quiz:
>>
>> http://rubyquiz.com/quiz25.html
>>
>> James Edward Gray II

>
>
> I need Ruby Module to use this...

Refer this URL:
http://refactormycode.com/codes/628-displaying-numbers-to-words

There is a module called linguistics in ruby to do that.
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Loga Ganesan, Apr 4, 2009
5. ### transGuest

On Mar 31, 12:26=A0pm, Vetrivel Vetrivel <>
wrote:
> How to convert number to word.
> Ex
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A08
> eight
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0555
> five =A0hundered and fiftyfive

Check out the <a href=3D"http://english.rubygorge.org">English</a> gem
too.

T.

trans, Apr 4, 2009
6. ### Nobuhiro IMAIGuest

Nobuhiro IMAI, Apr 4, 2009
7. ### jazzez raviGuest

Hi Vetrivel,

try this ..

class Fixnum

def english_word
@h = {0=>"zero", 1=>"One", 2=>"Two", 3=>"Three", 4=>"Four", 5=>"Five",
6=>"six", 7=>"seven", 8=>"Eight",
9=>"Nine",10=>"Ten",11=>"Eleven",12=>"Twelve",13=>"Thirteen",14=>"Fourteen",15=>"Fifteen",16=>"Sixteen",17=>"Seventeen",18=>"Eighteen",19=>"Nineteen",20=>"Twenty",30=>"Thirty",40=>"Fourty",50=>"Fifty",60=>"Sixty",70=>"Seventy",80=>"Eighty",90=>"Ninty"}
@i=0
@array=[]
@result=""
if self > 99
str_num=self.to_s #@num.to_s
str_num_len=str_num.length
str_full_num=str_num.insert(0,"0"*(11-str_num_len))
str_full_num=str_num.insert(8,"0")
str_full_num.scan(/../) { |x| @array<<x }
6.times do
self.def_calc
@i+=1
end
else
if self > 9
puts
(self.proc_double_dig((self/10)*10))+(self.proc_single_dig(self%10))
else
if self > 0
puts self.proc_single_dig(self)
else
return "AMOUNT NOT KNOWN or NILL"
end
end
end
end

def def_calc
case @i
when 0
str=self.proc_unit(@array[@i])
if (str.scan(/\w+/)).length!=0
then str=str+ "hundred & "
@result=@result+str
end
when 1
str=self.proc_unit(@array[@i])
if (str.scan(/\w+/)).length!=0
then str=str+ " Crore, "
@result=@result+str
end
when 2
str=self.proc_unit(@array[@i])
if (str.scan(/\w+/)).length!=0
then str=str+ " Lakh, "
@result=@result+str
end
when 3
str=self.proc_unit(@array[@i])
if (str.scan(/\w+/)).length!=0
then str=str+ " Thousand, "
@result=@result+str
end
when 4
str=self.proc_unit(@array[@i])
if (str.scan(/\w+/)).length!=0
then str=str+ " Hundred, "
@result=@result+str
end
when 5
str=self.proc_unit(@array[@i])
if (str.scan(/\w+/)).length!=0
then str=str+ ". "
@result=@result+str
end
print @result.sub(/..\$/,"")
else
end
end

def proc_unit(x)
if x.to_i>0
if x.to_i<=10
return self.proc_single_dig(x.to_i)
else
if x.to_i<=20
return self.proc_double_dig(x.to_i)
else
return
(self.proc_double_dig((x.to_i/10)*10))+(self.proc_single_dig(x.to_i%10))
end
end
end
return ""
end

def proc_double_dig(z)
if z==0
return ""
else
return @h[z]
end
end

def proc_single_dig(y)
if y==0
return ""
else
return @h[y]
end
end
protected :def_calc, roc_unit, roc_double_dig, roc_single_dig

end

puts 453645445.english_word

#FourtyFive Crore, Thirtysix Lakh, FourtyFive Thousand, Four Hundred,
FourtyFive

Regards,
P.Raveendran
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jazzez ravi, Apr 6, 2009
8. ### jazzez raviGuest

jazzez ravi, Apr 6, 2009