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How an I find LastIndexOf("\")

Posted on 2004-04-05
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Dear Colleagues,

I am coding file upload form for our web.
I want to use LastIndexOf method to get a file name from  full path.
When I try to use LastIndexOf("\") it gives me an error.

Does anyone of you know how can I get an index of "\" from string.

Thanks in advance
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Question by:Terrible_macro
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It might be as simple as changing the function name to lastIndexOf (LastIndexOf is not a JavaScript function).
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Zvonko earned 250 total points
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did you try:

yourString.lastIndexOf("\\");

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The backslash is an escape character. So to place the escape character itself you have to double it.
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Great Job Zvonko
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Thanks for points :)
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