• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 211
  • Last Modified:

INSRT/mid use in VB.net


How do I get the parsing on this in vb.net?

Given :  August 31, 2004. htm

I want to get  the result to show -    August 31, 2004

that is to the left of ".htm"



0
zachvaldez
Asked:
zachvaldez
  • 4
  • 3
1 Solution
 
DotNetLover_BaanCommented:
Hi there,

Dim Str As String = "August 31, 2004. htm"
Str = Str.SubString(0,Str.LastIndexOf("."))

Now the Str will have "August 31, 2004"

-Baan
0
 
zachvaldezAuthor Commented:
So in this case scenario DotNetLover, BTW ,THanks in a  million!
                  I'd like to get only the August 31,2004 from the August 31,2004.htm
                            how is that done please..
                       dra.name here is the full filename-  August 31,2004.htm

            For Each dra In diar1
                Dim dr As DataRow = ds.Tables(0).NewRow()
                dr(0) = dra.Name
                dr(1) = "c:\Events\HTML\" & dra.Name
                ds.Tables(0).Rows.Add(dr)
            Next
0
 
DotNetLover_BaanCommented:
Here you go...

            For Each dra In diar1
                Dim dr As DataRow = ds.Tables(0).NewRow()
                dr(0) = dra.Name.SubString(0,dra.Name.LastIndexOf("."))
                dr(1) = "c:\Events\HTML\" & dra.Name
                ds.Tables(0).Rows.Add(dr)
            Next

-Baan
0
Get expert help—faster!

Need expert help—fast? Use the Help Bell for personalized assistance getting answers to your important questions.

 
zachvaldezAuthor Commented:
IN this DDL, Id liek to see the first row blank so that the first data is in the second row when the selectedchanged index is fired.
thanks
0
 
DotNetLover_BaanCommented:
Which DDL ? Where is ur DDL ? What are you doing in the selectedIndexChanged ? Please explain...
Note:  You can always do DDL.SelectedIndex = -1   to show blank.

-Baan
0
 
DotNetLover_BaanCommented:
or, Insert a blank after populating the DDL:
DDL.Items.Insert(0, "--Select All--")    -OR- DDL.Items.Insert(0, "")
-Baan
0
 
zachvaldezAuthor Commented:
Wow! There many ways to do it then!
Thanks for your help and I'll try each way.
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Cloud Class® Course: C++ 11 Fundamentals

This course will introduce you to C++ 11 and teach you about syntax fundamentals.

  • 4
  • 3
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now