Quick Take

import { strict as assert } from "assert";
import { strIndexesOfPlus } from "str-indexes-of-plus";

// searches for string in a string, returns array:
  strIndexesOfPlus("abc-abc-abc-abc", "abc"),
  [0, 4, 8, 12]

// all graphemes are counted as one, emoji too:
  strIndexesOfPlus("🐴-🦄", "🦄"),
  [2] // not [3] considering unicorn is 2-characters long

// you can offset the start of a search:
  strIndexesOfPlus("abczabc", "abc", 3),

Compared to Others

method / program returns index system based on
String.prototype.indexOf() opens in a new tab index where the first finding starts code point count
str-indexes-of opens in a new tab array of indexes where each finding starts code point count
📦 This package,
array of indexes where each finding starts grapheme count

See this opens in a new tab article about Unicode, graphemes and code points.



In other words, it's a function which takes three arguments, third one is optional (marked by square brackets).

Output: an array of zero or more numbers, each indicating the index of each finding's first character. Unicode astral characters are counted, as one character-long.

Input argument Type Obligatory? Description
str string yes Source string, where to search.
searchValue string yes What to search for.
fromIndex natural number or zero no If set, the searching will start from this index.


Roy asked ~Shinnn opens in a new tab is it all right to create grapheme-count-based-index alternative of his str-indexes-of opens in a new tab and he said it's OK.


See it in the monorepo opens in a new tab, on GitHub.


To report bugs or request features or assistance, raise an issue on GitHub opens in a new tab.

Any code contributions welcome! All Pull Requests will be dealt promptly.


MIT opens in a new tab

Copyright © 2010–2021 Roy Revelt and other contributors

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