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Scala String startsWith(String prefix) method with example
  • Last Updated : 29 Oct, 2019

The startsWith(String prefix) method is utilized to check if the stated string starts with the prefix or not that is being specified by us.

Method Definition: Boolean startsWith(String prefix)

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

Example: 1#

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

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Output:

true

Example: 2#

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

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Output:

false



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