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take(Array<T>, Number): Array<T>

Selects the first n elements. It returns an empty array when n <= 0 and the original array when n > sizeOf(array).

Introduced in DataWeave 2.2.0. Supported by Mule 4.2 and later.


Name Description


The array of elements.


The number of elements to select.


This example outputs an array that contains the values of first two elements of the input array.


 %dw 2.0
 import * from dw::core::Arrays
 var users = ["Mariano", "Leandro", "Julian"]
 output application/json
 take(users, 2)



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