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 +# $EPIC: leftw.txt,v 1.3 2007/03/02 02:32:04 jnelson Exp $
 +======Synopsis:======
 +$__leftw__(<count> <word list>)
 +
 +======Technical:======
 +   * If the <count> argument is omitted the empty string is returned.
 +   * If the <count> argument is less than 1, the empty string is returned.
 +   * This function returns the first <count> words from <word list>.
 +   * Remember that <word list> is a list of [[what is a word|words]].
 +
 +======Practical:======
 +Useful when you want to get the first few words in a word list.
 +
 +======Returns:======
 +The first <count> words from <word list>.
 +
 +======Examples:======
 +<file>
 +$leftw(2 hello there how are you?)         returns "hello there"
 +$leftw(-1 hello there bob)                 returns nothing
 +$leftw(7 hello there bob)                  returns "hello there bob"
 +$rightw(2 hello there how are you?)        returns "are you?"
 +</file>
 +
 +======History:======
 +This function first appeared in "plus-2" (post-ircII, pre-EPIC)
  
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