Instance MethodSwift

dropFirst(_:)

Returns a sequence containing all but the given number of initial elements.

func dropFirst(_ k: Int = 1) -> DropFirstSequence<Self>

Parameters

k

The number of elements to drop from the beginning of the sequence. k must be greater than or equal to zero.

Returns

A sequence starting after the specified number of elements.

Overview

If the number of elements to drop exceeds the number of elements in the sequence, the result is an empty sequence.

let numbers = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
print(numbers.dropFirst(2))
// Prints "[3, 4, 5]"
print(numbers.dropFirst(10))
// Prints "[]"