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Note: In LSL, many times the counting starts at zero. With llStringLength(), it actually starts at 1.
 
 
 
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Revision as of 03:41, 8 July 2008

Summary

Function: integer llStringLength( string str );

Returns an integer that is the number of characters in str (not counting the null).

• string str

Caveats

  • The index of the last character is not equal to the string length.
    • Character indexs start at zero (the index of the first character is zero).
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Examples

<lsl> // assumptions: // object name: LSLWiki // script name: _lslwiki

default {

   state_entry()
   {
       string HowLongAmI = "123";
       integer strlen = llStringLength(HowLongAmI);
       llOwnerSay( "'" + HowLongAmI + "' has " +(string) strlen + " characters.");
       // The owner of object LSLWiki will hear 
       // LSLWiki: '123' has 3 characters.
   }

}

</lsl>

See Also

Functions

•  llGetListLength

Deep Notes

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Signature

function integer llStringLength( string str );