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.

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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