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[ string->sub ]

Method

[String->Sub] returns a substring from a string object. The first parameter is required and defines the starting position of the substring. A second optional parameter defines the length of the substring to return, and defaults to the size of the string object. Both parameters must be integers.

[String->Sub] is an abbreviation for the [String->Substring] method.

  • Syntax
'String Object'->sub(Starting Position)
'String Object'->sub(Starting Position, Length)
Examples
  • Beginner

To return characters of a string from an offset position:

Use the [String->Sub] method. The following example returns a substring starting at the eleventh position with a length of five characters.

Code

'The quick white rhino'->sub(11,5)

Result

white

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