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StringTools[Chop] - remove the last character of a string

Calling Sequence

Chop( s )

Parameters

s

-

Maple string

Description

• 

The Chop(s) command returns a copy of input string s with the last character removed, if the string is nonempty. As a special case, the empty string is returned unchanged.

  

Note: This function is similar to the Perl function of the same name.

• 

Compare this procedure with the other perl-esque routine StringTools[Chomp], which removes only line ending characters.

Examples

withStringTools:

Chopabc

ab

(1)

ChopThis is a test.

This is a test.

(2)

Chop

(3)

See Also

string, StringTools, StringTools[Chomp], StringTools[Trim]


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