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Class

String

Name

length()

Examples
String str1 = "CCCP";
String str2 = "Rabbit";
int l1 = str1.length();
int l2 = str2.length();
println(l1 + ":" + l2);  // Prints "4:6"
Description Returns the total number of characters included in the String as an integer number.

People are often confused by the use of length() to get the size of a String and length to get the size of an array. Notice the absence of the parentheses when working with arrays.
Syntax
str.length()
Parameters
str String: any variable of type String
Updated on October 2, 2018 05:02:16pm EDT

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