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Finds list entries which have a given prefix text.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
List 5.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "List.MatchesPrefix"; List; Text { ; NoReturnEnding } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
List The list of texts to search. "Hello"
Text The text to find. "Hello"
NoReturnEnding Pass 1 to have no extra newline character on the end of the returned list. Default is 0 to include one to easily concat lists. 1 Optional


Returns new list or error.


Finds list entries which have a given prefix text.
Comparison is case insensitive.


Finds matching prefixes:

MBS( "List.MatchesPrefix"; "Hello¶www¶World"; "w" )

Example result:

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

This function checks for a license.

Created 20th November 2015, last changed 18th July 2021

List.MatchesPostfix - List.MatchesSubString