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Lodash | _.take() Method
  • Last Updated : 08 May, 2020

The _.take() method is used to create a slice of an array with n elements from the beginning.

Syntax:

_.take(array, n)

Parameters: This method accept two parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • array: This parameter holds the query array.
  • n: This parameter holds the number that represents the number of elements to take from array.

Return Value: This method returns an array of first n elements.

Example 1:



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const _ = require('lodash');
  
let x = [1, 2, 'a', {'name': 'hello'}]
  
let newArray = _.take(x, 3);
  
console.log(newArray);

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Here, const _ = require('lodash') is used to import the lodash library into the file.

Output:

[ 1, 2, 'a' ]

Example 2:

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const _ = require('lodash');
  
let x = [
    {'name': 'lodash'}, 
    {'name': 'npm'}, 
    {'name': 'nodejs'}
]
  
let newArray = _.take(x, 2);
  
console.log(newArray);

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Output:

[ { name: 'lodash' }, { name: 'npm' } ]

Example 3:

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const _ = require('lodash');
  
let x = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]
  
let newArray = _.take(x, 5);
  
console.log(newArray);

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Output:

[ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ]

Note: This will not work in normal JavaScript because it requires the library lodash to be installed.

Reference: https://lodash.com/docs/4.17.15#take

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