Class: Array

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
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Defined in:
lib/core_ext/array/in_groups.rb

Direct Known Subclasses

Mspire::Ident::ProteinGroup, Mspire::Mzml::DataArray, Mspire::Mzml::Index, Mspire::Mzml::IndexList, Mspire::Mzml::ScanList, Mspire::Peak, Mspire::Peaklist, Mspire::Spectrum::Centroid, Mspire::TaggedPeak

Instance Method Summary (collapse)

Instance Method Details

- (Object) in_groups(number, fill_with = nil)

copied from ActiveSupport CoreExtensions



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# File 'lib/core_ext/array/in_groups.rb', line 4

def in_groups(number, fill_with = nil)
  # size / number gives minor group size;
  # size % number gives how many objects need extra accomodation;
  # each group hold either division or division + 1 items.
  division = size / number
  modulo = size % number

  # create a new array avoiding dup
  groups = []
  start = 0

  number.times do |index|
    length = division + (modulo > 0 && modulo > index ? 1 : 0)
    padding = fill_with != false &&
      modulo > 0 && length == division ? 1 : 0
    groups << slice(start, length).concat([fill_with] * padding)
    start += length
  end

  if block_given?
    groups.each{|g| yield(g) }
  else
    groups
  end
end