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p5.js | split() function

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  • Last Updated : 06 May, 2022
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The split() function in p5.js is used to break the input string into pieces using a delimiter. This delimiter could be any string or symbol used between each piece of the input string. Syntax:

split(String, Delimiter)

Parameters: This function accepts two parameters which are described below:

  • String: This is the input string which are to be splitted.
  • Delimiter: This is any string or symbol used to separate the data of the input string.

Return Value: It returns the splitted data of the input string. Below programs illustrate the split() function in p5.js. Example 1: This example uses split() function to break the input string into pieces of substring using delimiter. 

javascript




function setup() {
  
    // Creating Canvas size
    createCanvas(450, 150);
}
function draw() {
      
    // Set the background color
    background(220);
    
    // Initializing the Strings
    let String = 'GeeksforGeeks/Geeks/Geek/gfg'
     
    // Calling to split() function.
    let A = split(String, '/');
     
    // Set the size of text
    textSize(16);
      
    // Set the text color
    fill(color('red'));
    
    // Getting splitted string
    text("Splitted string is: " + A[0], 50, 30); 
    text("Splitted string is: " + A[1], 50, 60); 
    text("Splitted string is: " + A[2], 50, 90); 
    text("Splitted string is: " + A[3], 50, 120);
}

Output: Example 2: This example uses split() function to break the input string into pieces of substring using delimiter. 

javascript




function setup() {
  
    // Creating Canvas size
    createCanvas(450, 150);
}
function draw() {
      
    // Set the background color
    background(220);
    
    // Initializing the Strings
    let String = '0&11&222&3333'
     
    // Calling to split() function.
    let A = split(String, '&');
     
    // Set the size of text
    textSize(16);
      
    // Set the text color
    fill(color('red'));
    
    // Getting splitted string
    text("Splitted string is: " + A[0], 50, 30); 
    text("Splitted string is: " + A[1], 50, 60); 
    text("Splitted string is: " + A[2], 50, 90); 
    text("Splitted string is: " + A[3], 50, 120);
}

Output: Reference: https://p5js.org/reference/#/p5/split


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