Template:Str index/doc

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Usage[edit]

{{str index|text|number}} = Returns the number-th character of text.

Only supports a limited character set. Returns an error on unknown characters. Returns   for a blank space.

Examples[edit]

  • {{str index|0123456789ABCDEF|15}} → E
  • {{str index|0123456789ABCDEF|18}}((str index)): String is not long enough.
  • {{str len|{{str index|a b|2}}}} → 5

See also[edit]

Trimming templates:

  • {{Trunc}} – To trim down to a specified number of characters.
  • {{Trim}} — To trim any leading or trailing whitespace.
  • {{Str left}} – To trim down to a specified number of characters, or duplicate the string to a specified number.

Analyzing templates:

  • {{Str endswith}} – To check if a string ends with a given string.
  • {{Str find}} – Returns the numerical location of a given string in a string, up to 50 characters.
  • {{Str len}} – Returns a string's length. Can count up to 500 characters.

String length comparison templates:

  • {{Str ≤ len}} – To check if a string is "shorter or equally long" or "longer" than a given length.

Sandboxes and test cases:

Technical stuff:

Feature requests:

  • bugzilla:6455 - Set $wgPFEnableStringFunctions = true on WMF wikis
  • bugzilla:26092 - Enable or install string parsing wikimarkup functionality on WMF wikis