find

Finds the first occurrence of a substring in a string, from a
specified start position. The search is case-sensitive.

find(substring, String [, start]) → returns Numeric

find Argument Reference

substring
Required

The string you are looking for.

String
Required

The string to search in.

start
Default: 1

The position to start searching in the string (starts at 1) Values:
  • 1

Examples sample code invoking the find function


Find apple in the string

Returns the index of apple in the string.

find("apple", "An apple a day keeps the doctor away.")

Expected Result: 4


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