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Finding words from within text

Posted on 1998-12-11
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Hi,
I would like to know if vb includes any function that can extract words from some text.
Like if i have text: Hello World
Function would know how to pick out first word (Hello) or second word (World). Or do i need to write my own function?

-hpet
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Use the find in the richtextbox control to search text for a whole word.  Here is some sample code.  Enter in a search string in Text1 to find in RichTextBox1.

Private Sub Form_Load()
Me.RichTextBox1.Text = "Hello World"
End Sub
Private Sub Command1_Click()
   Dim FoundPos As Integer
   Dim FoundLine As Integer
   ' Find the text specified in the TextBox control.
   FoundPos = RichTextBox1.Find(Text1.Text, , , rtfWholeWord)

   ' Show message based on whether the text was found or not.

   If FoundPos <> -1 Then
      ' Returns number of line containing found text.
      FoundLine = RichTextBox1.GetLineFromChar(FoundPos)
      MsgBox "Word found on line " & CStr(FoundLine)
   Else
      MsgBox "Word not found."

End If
End Sub

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by:hpet
ID: 1449496
Thanks for answer. What if i don't have richtext box?
Treeview control has properties and one of them is for example .Text. Maybe I should set my question more precise before.
Not from text box, but from some string...
Any idea?
It isn't hard to write fuction that does it. It's just that i don't want to "reinvent the wheel".

-Peter

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by:hpet
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It was not what i really wanted though..
I did it my own way. I need to close this question up now..

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