Locale.StartsWith (Civ5 API)

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Function.png This function is a member of Locale.

This is a static method, invoke it with a dot.

Test if a string starts with a specified prefix (UTF-8 friendly)


bool Locale.StartsWith(string base_string, string prefix)

Returned Value

Returns true if base_string starts with prefix, false otherwise.


base_string: The string to test against.
prefix: The prefix to test with.


local test = Locale.StartsWith("Civilization", "Civ");
print(test); -- prints true

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