p5.js | splitTokens() function

The splitTokens() function in p5.js is used to break the input string into pieces of data 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 as mentioned above and 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 separated by commoas (, ).

Below programs illustrate the splitTokens() function in p5.js:

Example 1: This example uses splitTokens() function to break the input string into pieces of data using a delimiter.

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function setup() { 
   
    // Create Canvas
    createCanvas(500, 60); 
function draw() { 
       
    // Set the background color 
    background(220); 
     
    // Initializing the Strings
    let String = 'GeeksforGeeks/Geeks/Geek/gfg';  
      
    // Calling to splitTokens() function
    let A = splitTokens(String, '/');
      
    // Set the size of text 
    textSize(16); 
       
    // Set the text color 
    fill(color('red')); 
     
    // Getting splitted string
    text("Splitted string is: " + A, 50, 30);  

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Example 2: This example uses splitTokens() function to break the input string into pieces of data using a delimiter.

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function setup() { 
   
    // Create Canvas
    createCanvas(450, 60); 
function draw() { 
       
    // Set the background color 
    background(220); 
     
    // Initializing the Strings
    let String = '0&11&222&3333';  
      
    // Calling to splitTokens() function.
    let A = splitTokens(String, '&');
      
    // Set the size of text 
    textSize(16); 
       
    // Set the text color 
    fill(color('red')); 
     
    // Getting splitted string
    text("Splitted string is: " + A, 50, 30);  

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Output:

Note: The difference between splitTokens() and split() is that splitTokens() function splits using a range of characters while split() function uses a specific character or sequence.

Reference: https://p5js.org/reference/#/p5/splitTokens



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