manipulating text strings

Ok, this again is a simple question ... but for some reason I have trouble keeping this trivial information in my brain.

I'm writing an app that picks a url from a list.

for the winsock to call the url (in my code anyway) I need to give the winsock the remote host for that url.

I need the simple code that removes the first five letters of the string.


if theURL = ""

I want to make theURL = ""
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dim Temp as string
dim L as long

'' Temp is now :""



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correction :
the line :  >>Temp=Right(Temp,L-5)
should be : >>Temp=Right(Temp,L-7)


Something like this...

Dim theURL As String
theURL = "
If Left(theURL,7)="http://" Then
  theURL = Mid(theURL, 8, Len(theURL)-8)
End If

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fibdevAuthor Commented:
Thanks ATM,

You've come through for me yet again ..
fibdevAuthor Commented:

for some reason my winsock code is giving me trouble ...

can I email you for some help.  I don't want to post my code out there for the world to see?

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