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List.collect<'T,'U> Function
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List.collect<'T,'U> Function (F#)

For each element of the list, applies the given function. Concatenates all the results and returns the combined list.

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

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

// Signature:
List.collect : ('T -> 'U list) -> 'T list -> 'U list

// Usage:
List.collect mapping list


Type: 'T -> 'U list

The function to transform each input element into a sublist to be concatenated.


Type: 'T list

The input list.

The concatenation of the resulting sublists.

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

The following code example illustrates the use of List.collect.

let list1 = [10; 20; 30]
let collectList = List.collect (fun x -> [for i in 1..3 -> x * i]) list1
printfn "%A" collectList


[10; 20; 30; 20; 40; 60; 30; 60; 90]

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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