String Class

lastIndexOf()

String::lastIndexOf, lastIndexOf, String.lastIndexOf

Locates a character or String within another String. By default, searches from the end of the String, but can also work backwards from a given index, allowing for the locating of all instances of the character or String.

// SYNTAX
string.lastIndexOf(val)
string.lastIndexOf(val, from)

// PROTOTYPES
int lastIndexOf( char ch ) const;
int lastIndexOf( char ch, unsigned int fromIndex ) const;
int lastIndexOf( const String &str ) const;
int lastIndexOf( const String &str, unsigned int fromIndex ) const;

Parameters:

  • string: a variable of type String
  • val: the value to search for - char or String
  • from: the index to work backwards from

Returns: The index of val within the String, or -1 if not found. The index value is 0-based.