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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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