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getPrefix

This topic describes the syntax and usage of the getPrefix function in Zoho Creator .

Description

The getPrefix function extracts the first argument string from the start of the first argument string up to first occurrence of  the second argument string. Returns the prefix. 

Syntax

getPrefix(string , substring)

(or)

string.getPrefix(substring)

The getPrefix function syntax has the following arguments.
string - Required. The main string from which you what to getthe prefix.
substring - Required. The string to be searched for within the main string.
If no substring is found, a null is returned.

Example

Name = "Create online database applications with Zoho Creator";

Name.getPrefix("with") //returns "Create online database applications "

Name = "Create online database applications with Zoho Creator";

getPrefix(Name,"with") //returns "Create online database applications "

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