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StringDrop

StringDrop
gives with its first n characters dropped.
StringDrop
gives with its last n characters dropped.
StringDrop
gives with its n^(th) character dropped.
StringDrop
gives with characters m through n dropped.
StringDrop
gives the list of results for each of the .
  • StringDrop drops characters m through n in steps of s.
  • StringDrop uses the standard Mathematica sequence specification.
Drop the first 4 characters from a string:
Use InputForm to show quotes:
Drop from the end of the string:
Drop characters 5 through 10:
Drop the first 4 characters from a string:
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Use InputForm to show quotes:
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Drop from the end of the string:
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Drop characters 5 through 10:
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Drop character 3 from a string:
Drop every other character:
Drop the last 2 characters from several strings:
StringDrop works with special characters:
Newline () counts as a single character:
StringDrop works like applying Drop to the list of characters:
StringReplacePart with an empty string can be used like StringDrop:
StringReplacePart can drop several sequences of characters at a time:
StringDrop operates on the raw characters in a string:
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