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How to repeat a string

Written by Paul Hudson    @twostraws

Swift strings have a built-in initializer that lets you create strings by repeating a string a certain number of times. To use it, just provide the string to repeat and a count as its two parameters, like this:

let str = String(repeating: "a", count: 5)

That will set str to “aaaaa”.

Available from iOS 7.0

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