How to extract characters from the middle of a string?

Marian Petrides mpetrides at earthlink.net
Wed Jul 7 16:58:26 CDT 2004


Yes, it should fill the bill perfectly. I figured there was an easy way 
to do it, I just couldn't guess what.
Thanks.

M

On Jul 7, 2004, at 5:42 PM, Scott Rossi wrote:

> Recently, "Marian Petrides"  wrote:
>
>> If I have a string containing 25 characters, how do I extract the 
>> eight
>> characters starting at position 5 in the string?
>>
>> [In BASIC this would be left$(5,8)  or some such.]
>
> Does this do what you want:
>
>   get char 5 to 13 of tString
>
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