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left Function in java

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In VB this is a function, Left(string, length)  : Returns a Variant (String) containing a specified number of characters from the left side of a string.

is there anything like this in java? thanks
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substring(0, length)
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System.out.println("Hello".substring(0, 3));

would output

Hel
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Cool thanks...Can this be applied to int numbers too?
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You'd need to convert the int to a String first:

int myInt = 12345;
Integer.toString(myInt).substring(0, 3);

would give you:

123
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;-)
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