Scala List take() method with example

The take() method belongs to the value member of the class List. It is utilized to take the first n elements from the list.

Method Definition: deftake(n: Int): List[A]

Where, n is the number of elements to be taken from the list.



Return Type:It returns a list containing only the first n elements from the stated list or returns the whole list if n is more than the number of elements in the given list.

Example #1:

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// Scala program of take()
// method
  
// Creating object
object GfG
  
    // Main method
    def main(args:Array[String])
    {
      
        // Creating a List 
        val list = List(1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
          
        // Applying take method 
        val result = list.take(4)
          
        // Displays output
        println(result)
      
    }
}

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Output:

List(1, 2, 3, 4)

Example #2:

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// Scala program of take()
// method
  
// Creating object
object GfG
  
    // Main method
    def main(args:Array[String])
    {
      
        // Creating a List 
        val list = List("a", "b", "c", "d", "e", "f")
          
        // Applying take method 
        val result = list.take(4)
          
        // Displays output
        println(result)
      
    }
}

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Output:

List(a, b, c, d)


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