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String Manipulation

Posted on 1998-06-26
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I have a string in which I have the fromat like

abc.xyz.bcd

How can I grab xyz from the sting or bcd from the string
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Question by:monalisa
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If you know you will always have three groups of three characters:
sSource = "abc.xyz.bcd"
sFirst = Left$(sSource, 3)
sSecond = Mid$(sSource, 5, 3)
sThird = Mid$(sSource, 9, 3)
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