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  • We can get first  two character of a string in java by using subString() method in java
  • To get first N numbers of a string s.substring(0,n);
  • Lets see an example java program on how to get first two characters or first N characters.



Program #1: Java Program to get first two characters of a String.



  1.  package StringInterviewprograms;
  2.  
  3. public class GetFirstTwoCharacters {
  4.  
  5. /**
  6. * How to get First N characters in java 
  7. * @author www.instanceofjava.com
  8. */
  9.  
  10. public static void main(String[] args) {
  11.         
  12.         String str="Get first two characters of a String";
  13.         
  14.         System.out.println(str.substring(0,2));
  15. }
  16.     
  17.     
  18. }
     
Output:

  1.  Ge

  Program #2:


  1. package StringInterviewprograms;
  2. import java.util.Scanner;
  3.  
  4. public class GetFirstTwoCharacters {
  5. /**
  6. * How to get First N characters in java 
  7. * @author www.instanceofjava.com
  8. */
  9. public static void main(String[] args) {
  10.         
  11.          Scanner sc= new Scanner(System.in);
  12.          
  13.          System.out.println("Please Enter a String");
  14.          
  15.          String str=sc.next();         
  16.         if(str.length()>=2){
  17.  
  18.             System.out.println(str.substring(0,2));
  19.         }else{
  20.             System.out.println("please enter a string with minimum length of 2.");
  21.         }
  22.         }
  23.  
  24.   }

 Output:


  1. Please Enter a String
  2. miss you
  3. mi


Get First Two characters String Java

Instance Of Java

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