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Added docs for to_proc

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9 activesupport/lib/active_support/core_ext/symbol.rb
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-class Symbol #:nodoc:
+class Symbol
+ # Turns the symbol into a simpel proc, which is especially useful for enumerations. Examples:
+ #
+ # # The same as people.collect { |p| p.name }
+ # people.collect(&:name)
+ #
+ # # The same as people.select { |p| p.manager? }.collect { |p| p.salary }
+ # people.select(&:manager?).collect(&:salary)
def to_proc
Proc.new { |obj, *args| obj.send(self, *args) }
end

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