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

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  • Subject: [mg82363] Re: [mg82267] Finds strings in a list that begin with "A"
  • From: DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 04:59:14 -0400 (EDT)
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  • Reply-to: drmajorbob at bigfoot.com

strings = {"And", "Bat", "Artistic", "Cob"};
Flatten@StringCases[strings, "A" ~~ ___]

{"And", "Artistic"}

or

Pick[strings, StringMatchQ[strings, "A" ~~ __]]

{"And", "Artistic"}

Bobby

On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 02:44:15 -0500, <tomfabtastic 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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