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Seq.skip<'T> Function (F#)

Returns a sequence that skips N elements of the underlying sequence and then yields the remaining elements of the sequence.

Namespace/Module Path: Microsoft.FSharp.Collections.Seq

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

// Signature:
Seq.skip : int -> seq<'T> -> seq<'T>

// Usage:
Seq.skip count source

count

Type: int

The number of items to skip.

source

Type: seq<'T>

The input sequence.

Exception

Condition

ArgumentNullException

Thrown when the input sequence is null.

InvalidOperationException

Thrown when count exceeds the number of elements in the sequence.

The result sequence.

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

The following example demonstrates the use of Seq.skip to skip the first five squares of a list of squares.


let mySeq = seq { for i in 1 .. 10 -> i*i }
let printSeq seq1 = Seq.iter (printf "%A ") seq1; printfn ""
let mySeqSkipFirst5 = Seq.skip 5 mySeq
mySeqSkipFirst5 |> printSeq


36 49 64 81 100 

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP x64 SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2

F# Runtime

Supported in: 2.0, 4.0

Silverlight

Supported in: 3

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