conditional operator syntax

I have string that contains information i want after the sixth comma, but the code i've written here won't return true for the if statement and goes into an infinite loop. Is the conditional operator syntax inaccurate?

intCommaCount = 0
x = 0
Do While intCommaCount < 6
        letter = Mid(stgFileToAppend, x, 0)
        If letter = "," Then
            intCommaCount = intCommaCount + 1
            x = x + 1
        Else
            x = x + 1
        End If
Loop
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sirjulioAsked:
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R_RajeshCommented:
Hi sirjulio,

str1 = "hello, how, do, you, do, my, dear"
s = Split(str1, ",")
MsgBox s(6)

here s(6) gives you the string after the sixth comma


Cheers!

Rajesh
R_RajeshCommented:
the code you wrote can be modified like this:

intCommaCount = 0
x = 1
Do While intCommaCount < 6
letter = Mid(stgFileToAppend, x, 1)
If letter = "," Then
intCommaCount = intCommaCount + 1
End If
x = x + 1
Loop
finalstr = Right(stgFileToAppend, Len(stgFileToAppend) - x)
MsgBox finalstr



Rajesh

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sirjulioAuthor Commented:
thanx rajesh

i overlooked that if i wanted the character to enter the string variable that the mid method's third variable (string length) has to be 1

u rock
R_RajeshCommented:
thanks for the grade :)
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