Check part of a string

Hi guys,

How can i check part of string, for example, If a field contained the value "Carrots", I want to say: If value contains "Carr" then it will find carrots.


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Check out the helpfile for the 'Like' statement, for example you can use it like this..

boolean value = String Like "Carr*"   -> if String = "Carrots" this will return True
Use InStr() function

Dim sString As String
sString = "Carrots"
If InStr(1, sString, "Carr", vbTextCompare) <> 0 Then
    'not found
End If

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I think this is what you mean

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    If (InStr(1, "carrots", "carr") > 0) Then
        MsgBox "Found"
        MsgBox "Not Found"
    End If
End Sub
Mirkwood, please explain the difference.
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