String split(String regex, int limit) Method


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Description

This method has two variants and splits this string around matches of the given regular expression.

Syntax

Here is the syntax of this method −

public String[] split(String regex, int limit)

Parameters

Here is the detail of parameters −

  • regex − the delimiting regular expression.

  • limit − the result threshold, which means how many strings to be returned.

Return Value

  • It returns the array of strings computed by splitting this string around matches of the given regular expression.

Example

import java.io.*;
public class Test {

   public static void main(String args[]) {
      String Str = new String("Welcome-to-Tutorialspoint.com");
      System.out.println("Return Value :" );
      
      for (String retval: Str.split("-", 2)) {
         System.out.println(retval);
      }
      System.out.println("");
      System.out.println("Return Value :" );
      
      for (String retval: Str.split("-", 3)) {
         System.out.println(retval);
      }
      System.out.println("");
      System.out.println("Return Value :" );
      
      for (String retval: Str.split("-", 0)) {
         System.out.println(retval);
      }
      System.out.println("");
   }
}

This will produce the following result −

Output

Return Value :
Welcome
to-Tutorialspoint.com

Return Value :
Welcome
to
Tutorialspoint.com

Return Value:
Welcome
to
Tutorialspoint.com

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