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String.splitWords

splitWords(keepPunctuation = false)

Description

Split into a List of words, separated by whitespace (newlines and spaces).

Non-alphanumeric characters are removed unless keepPunctuation is true.

'Deer Snail Sparrow'.splitWords();
//= ['Deer', 'Snail', 'Sparrow']

'Yes, this is a phrase.'.splitWords();
//= ['Yes', 'this', 'is', 'a', 'phrase']

'Yes, this is a phrase.'.splitWords(true);
//= ['Yes,', 'this', 'is', 'a', 'phrase.']

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