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Scala String startsWith(String prefix, int toffset) method with example

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  • Last Updated : 29 Oct, 2019
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The startsWith(String prefix, int toffset) method is utilized to check if the stated string starts with the prefix or not that is being specified by us at the specified index.

Method Definition: Boolean startsWith(String prefix, int toffset)

Return Type: It returns true if the string starts with the specified prefix at the specified index else it returns false.

Example: 1#




// Scala program of startsWith()
// method
  
// Creating object
object GfG
  
    // Main method
    def main(args:Array[String])
    {
      
        // Applying startsWith method
        val result = "GeeksforGeeks".startsWith("eks", 2)
          
        // Displays output
        println(result)
      
    }

Output:

true

Example: 2#




// Scala program of startsWith()
// method
  
// Creating object
object GfG
  
    // Main method
    def main(args:Array[String])
    {
      
        // Applying startsWith method
        val result = "GeeksforGeeks".startsWith("Eks", 2)
          
        // Displays output
        println(result)
      
    }

Output:

false

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