Shortcut for pretty printing Active Record data in the rails console

Public, Command Line, Shortcuts, Tricks

harrylevine

Created: Mar 28, 2016     Updated: Mar 28, 2016


In the rails console, when you run something like Post.all it returns all of the posts in one big continuous paragraph. A quick, low-rent shortcut to get these records to pretty print is to:

For example:

Source: SO answer