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charAt()  String  instance method

Description

Returns the character at the specified index.

Syntax

Signature Description
aString.charAt(index)Returns the character at the specified index.

Parameters

Parameter Description
indexAn integer between 0 and the length of the string -1.
  • Out of range indexes return an empty string.

Examples

The code below creates a string of the alphabet and returns index 19.


// Create alphabet string varible.
var theAlphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz';

// Return character at index 19 ('t').
alert(theAlphabet.charAt(19));

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Related Tutorials

JavaScript Basic Tutorials - Lesson 8 - Strings