drop

Common
JVM
JS
Native
1.0
fun CharSequence.drop(n: Int): CharSequence

Returns a subsequence of this char sequence with the first n characters removed.

import kotlin.test.*

fun main(args: Array<String>) {
//sampleStart
val chars = ('a'..'z').toList()
println(chars.drop(23)) // [x, y, z]
println(chars.dropLast(23)) // [a, b, c]
println(chars.dropWhile { it < 'x' }) // [x, y, z]
println(chars.dropLastWhile { it > 'c' }) // [a, b, c]
//sampleEnd
}
Common
JVM
JS
Native
1.0
fun String.drop(n: Int): String

Returns a string with the first n characters removed.

import kotlin.test.*

fun main(args: Array<String>) {
//sampleStart
val chars = ('a'..'z').toList()
println(chars.drop(23)) // [x, y, z]
println(chars.dropLast(23)) // [a, b, c]
println(chars.dropWhile { it < 'x' }) // [x, y, z]
println(chars.dropLastWhile { it > 'c' }) // [a, b, c]
//sampleEnd
}