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Check if string starts with a specified prefix in Julia – startswith() Method

  • Last Updated : 26 Mar, 2020

The startswith() is an inbuilt function in julia which is used to return true if the specified string start with the specified prefix else return false.

Syntax:
startswith(s::AbstractString, prefix::AbstractString)

Parameters:

  • s::AbstractString: Specified string.
  • prefix::AbstractString: Specified prefix value.

Returns: It returns true if the specified string start with the specified prefix else return false.

Example 1:






# Julia program to illustrate 
# the use of String startswith() method
  
# Checking starting part of string with 
# specified prefix value
println(startswith("Geeks", "Geek"))
println(startswith("GeeksforGeeks", "G"))
println(startswith("GFG", "GFG"))

Output:

true
true
true

Example 2:




# Julia program to illustrate 
# the use of String startswith() method
  
# Checking starting part of string with 
# specified prefix value
println(startswith("Geeks", "ks"))
println(startswith("GeeksforGeeks", "forGeeks"))
println(startswith("GFG", "gfg"))

Output:

false
false
false
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