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List.nth<'T> Function (F#)

Indexes into the list. The first element has index 0.

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

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

// Signature:
List.nth : 'T list -> int -> 'T

// Usage:
List.nth list index
list

Type: 'T list

The input list.

index

Type: int

The index to retrieve.

The value at the given index.

Exception

Condition

ArgumentException

Thrown if the index is outside the length of the list.

This function is named Get 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 List.nth.

let list1 = [ -10 .. 10 ]
List.nth list1 5
|> printfn "The fifth element: %d"

Output

The fifth element: -5

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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