JavaScript: Split string at first space

I want  "var firstBit" to contain everything before the first space in "str" and "var lastBit" to contain everything after the first space in "str".
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Gurvinder Pal SinghCommented:
try this
<html>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
var str="Hello worldsdfsdf dfsdf";

var str1 = str.substring(0, str.indexOf(" "));
alert(str1);
var str2 = str.substring(str.indexOf(" "), str.length);
alert(str2);

</script>

</body>
</html>

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jcott28Commented:

var firstBit = str.substring(0, str.indexOf(" ")-1);
var lastBit = str.substring(str.indexOf(" "));
Justin MathewsCommented:
str.match(/([^\s]+)\s+(.+)/);
var firstBit = RegExp.$1;
var lastBit = RegExp.$2;

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Hagay MandelCommented:
Use:

<script type="text/javascript">
var PartialResult="";
var str="Hagay goes home soon";
var SplitResult = str.split(" ");
for(i = 0; i < SplitResult.length; i++){
document.write(SplitResult[i]+"<br />");
}
var firstBit=SplitResult[0];
var EndingLength=firstBit.length;
lastBit=str.substring(EndingLength);
</script>
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