[Haskell-cafe] How to get subset of a list?

Huazhi (Hank) Gong hankgong at nm.gist.ac.kr
Thu Nov 30 21:04:10 EST 2006

Thanks, it make sense here.
However, like I want to choose s[1,3,6,10] or something like this. Are there
some straightforward function or operator for doing this job? The !!
operator in haskell seems does not support multiple indecies.


Stefan O wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 05:47:43PM -0800, Huazhi (Hank) Gong wrote:
>> Like given a string list s="This is the string I want to test", I want to
>> get
>> the substring. In ruby or other language, it's simple like s[2..10], but
>> how
>> to do it in Haskell?
> Use take and drop, from the Prelude:
> (ghci session)
> Prelude> "Hello world"
> "Hello world"
> Prelude> drop 3 "Hello world"
> "lo world"
> Prelude> take 7 (drop 3 "Hello world")
> "lo worl"
> Prelude>
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