List.nth<'T> Function (F#)

Indexes into the list. The first element has index 0.

Namespace/Module Path: Microsoft.FSharp.Collections.List

Assembly: FSharp.Core (in FSharp.Core.dll)

// Signature:
List.nth : 'T list -> int -> 'T

// Usage:
List.nth list index


  • list
    Type: 'T list

    The input list.

  • index
    Type: int

    The index to retrieve.

Return Value

The value at the given index.


This function is named Get in compiled assemblies. If you are accessing the function from a language other than F#, or through reflection, use this name.


The following code shows how to use List.nth.

let list1 = [ -10 .. 10 ]
List.nth list1 5
|> printfn "The fifth element: %d"


The fifth element: -5


Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP x64 SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2

Version Information

F# Runtime

Supported in: 2.0, 4.0


Supported in: 3

See Also


Collections.List Module (F#)

Microsoft.FSharp.Collections Namespace (F#)