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p5.js | split() function

  • Last Updated : 22 Apr, 2019

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:

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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 delemeter.




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 delemeter.




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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