Seach for Space in a string

Posted on 2003-03-01
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Last Modified: 2010-05-01
I'm new to VB and I need to know how to extract text from a string after a space is detected.

For example "123 456" would result in "456"

or "12345 6789" would result in "6789"

Thank you.  
Question by:Jake28
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Expert Comment

ID: 8049951
MsgBox Mid(Text1.Text, InStrRev(Text1.Text, " ") + 1)

Expert Comment

ID: 8049952
Dim MyString as String
MyString = "12345 67890"
MsgBox Mid(MyString , InStrRev(MyString , " ") + 1)

' MsgBox displays "67890"

Author Comment

ID: 8050008
I should have explained my question better.

DeAn's code works fine:

Dim MyString as String
MyString = "12345 67890"
MsgBox Mid(MyString , InStrRev(MyString , " ") + 1)

But what if I have several spaces in my string.

For example: from "123 456 7890" I would want "456 7890" as the result. The number of spaces in the string varies but I always want the remainder after the first space.


Accepted Solution

MN_Dave earned 200 total points
ID: 8050148
Instead of this:

MsgBox Mid(MyString , InStrRev(MyString , " ") + 1)

Use this:

MsgBox Mid(MyString , InStr(MyString , " ") + 1)

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