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Split line into fields and put fields in an array

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What is the best way to split a line into an array?

The line looks like this:


field1^field2^field3^


The individual fields can be different lenghts and the number of fields can also be different.

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S := 'field1^field2^field3^';
I := 0;
P := Pos('^', S);
while (P>0) do
begin
  A[I] := Copy(S, 1, P-1);
  Delete(S, 1, P);
  P := Pos('^', S);
  Inc(I);
end;
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by:tommykjensen
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Excellent, works perfectly and much better than my own clumsy attemp.
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