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String.replicate Function (F#)

Returns a string by concatenating a specified number of instances of a string.

Namespace/Module Path: Microsoft.FSharp.Core.String

Assembly: FSharp.Core (in FSharp.Core.dll)

// Signature:
String.replicate : int -> string -> string

// Usage:
String.replicate count str

count

Type: int

The number of copies of the input string will be copied.

str

Type: string

The input string.

Exception

Condition

ArgumentNullException

Thrown when the input string is null.

The concatenated string.

This function is named Replicate in compiled assemblies. If you are accessing the function from a language other than F#, or through reflection, use this name.

The following code shows how to use String.replicate.

printfn "%s" <| String.replicate 10 "XO"

Output

XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO

Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2

F# Core Library Versions

Supported in: 2.0, 4.0, Portable

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