drop nth for filters

Drop the selected rows.

Signature

> drop nth {flags} (row number or row range) ...rest

Parameters

  • row number or row range: The number of the row to drop or a range to drop consecutive rows.
  • ...rest: The number of the row to drop.

Input/output types:

inputoutput
list<any>list<any>

Examples

Drop the first, second, and third row

> [sam,sarah,2,3,4,5] | drop nth 0 1 2
╭───┬───╮
 0  3 
 1  4 
 2  5 
╰───┴───╯

Drop the first, second, and third row

> [0,1,2,3,4,5] | drop nth 0 1 2
╭───┬───╮
 0  3 
 1  4 
 2  5 
╰───┴───╯

Drop rows 0 2 4

> [0,1,2,3,4,5] | drop nth 0 2 4
╭───┬───╮
 0  1 
 1  3 
 2  5 
╰───┴───╯

Drop rows 2 0 4

> [0,1,2,3,4,5] | drop nth 2 0 4
╭───┬───╮
 0  1 
 1  3 
 2  5 
╰───┴───╯

Drop range rows from second to fourth

> [first second third fourth fifth] | drop nth (1..3)
╭───┬───────╮
 0  first 
 1  fifth 
╰───┴───────╯

Drop all rows except first row

> [0,1,2,3,4,5] | drop nth 1..
╭───┬───╮
 0  0 
╰───┴───╯

Drop rows 3,4,5

> [0,1,2,3,4,5] | drop nth 3..
╭───┬───╮
 0  0 
 1  1 
 2  2 
╰───┴───╯