toCharArray

Common
JS
1.3
@ExperimentalStdlibApi fun String.toCharArray(): CharArray
JVM
Native
1.0
fun String.toCharArray(): CharArray

Returns a CharArray containing characters of this string.

Common
JVM
JS
1.3
@ExperimentalStdlibApi fun String.toCharArray(
    startIndex: Int = 0,
    endIndex: Int = this.length
): CharArray
Native
1.3
fun String.toCharArray(
    startIndex: Int,
    endIndex: Int
): CharArray

Returns a CharArray containing characters of this string or its substring.

Parameters

startIndex - the beginning (inclusive) of the substring, 0 by default.

endIndex - the end (exclusive) of the substring, length of this string by default.

Exceptions

IndexOutOfBoundsException - if startIndex is less than zero or endIndex is greater than the length of this string.

IllegalArgumentException - if startIndex is greater than endIndex.

JVM
1.0
fun String.toCharArray(
    destination: CharArray,
    destinationOffset: Int = 0,
    startIndex: Int = 0,
    endIndex: Int = length
): CharArray

Copies characters from this string into the destination character array and returns that array.

Parameters

destination - the array to copy to.

destinationOffset - the position in the array to copy to.

startIndex - the start offset (inclusive) of the substring to copy.

endIndex - the end offset (exclusive) of the substring to copy.