JavaScript String - slice() Method


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Description

This method extracts a section of a string and returns a new string.

Syntax

The syntax for slice() method is −

string.slice( beginslice [, endSlice] );

Argument Details

  • beginSlice − The zero-based index at which to begin extraction.

  • endSlice − The zero-based index at which to end extraction. If omitted, slice extracts to the end of the string.p>

Return Value

If successful, slice returns the index of the regular expression inside the string. Otherwise, it returns -1.

Example

Try the following example.

<html>
   <head>
      <title>JavaScript String slice() Method</title>
   </head>
   
   <body>
   
      <script type="text/javascript">
         var str = "Apples are round, and apples are juicy.";
         var sliced = str.slice(3, -2);
         
         document.write( sliced );
      </script>
      
   </body>
</html>

Output

les are round, and apples are juic

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