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Re: Finds strings in a list that begin with "A"

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  • Subject: [mg82360] Re: Finds strings in a list that begin with "A"
  • From: Raj <rajanikanth at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 04:57:42 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <ff4egn$d6p$1@smc.vnet.net>

hi!

Try
Select[ls, StringTake[#, 1] == "A" &]
where ls is the list of strings.

Cheers,

Raj

On Oct 17, 12:44 pm, tomfabtas... at hotmail.com wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am trying to look through a list of strings and return all strings
> that start with an "A".
>
> For example, my list could be :
>
> {"And", "Bat", "Artistic", "Cob"} so I want to return {"And",
> "Artistic"}.
>
> Any ideas ?
>
> Thanks,
> Tom




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