Published Nov 6, 2023
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The .drop() method removes characters from the start (0th index) of a given string to the nth index element.


  • String: The string to be modified. The method will return a new string with the specified values missing.
  • nth-index: The method will remove characters up to this value.


The example demonstrates the use of .drop() to remove characters from the beginning of the string.

fun main() {
val str = "This is new"
val str2 = "I'm a string"
println(str.drop(8)) // Drops 'This is '
println(str2.drop(6)) // Drops 'I'm a '

The output of the code above will be:


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