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List/Set.first


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 Property   [other Property type actions]

 List   [operators of similar scope]

 Dictionary, Set & List operations   [other Dictionary, Set & List operations operators]

 9.0.0

 


List/Set.first

Returns the first item of a list. If MyList is a 5-item list "ant;bee;cow;dog;eel":

$MyString = $MyList.first; returns "ant"

List/Set.first(N)

Returns a list of the first N items of a list. With the same list as above:

$MyList2 = $MyList.first(2); returns "ant;bee"