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This template returns the last word of the first parameter, i.e. the last non-space token after the last space. Use |1= for the first parameter if the string may contain an equals sign (=).

By default, words are delimited by spaces, but the optional parameter |sep= can set the separator to any character. Exception: If a percent sign (%) is wanted as separator, |sep= has to be set to %% instead of %. This is because the percent sign is a special symbol in Lua patterns which is used to represent character classes.

Usage

One parameter (space as separator):

  • {{Last word|string}}
  • {{Last word|1=string}}

Two parameters (user-defined character as separator):

  • {{Last word|string|sep=character}}
  • {{Last word|1=string|sep=character}}

Examples

  • {{Last word|Select last word}} → word
  • {{Last word|Select last}} → last
  • {{Last word|Select}} → Select
  • {{Last word|Select, last word|sep=,}} → last word
  • {{Last word|Foo-bar|sep=-}} → bar
  • {{Last word|1=len = a+b|sep==}} → a+b

See also


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