Finding the position (strpos?) of uppercase character

Hello experts,

I have a string like this:


I need separate the Firstname from the rest by checking right-to-left and finding capital F for firstname.

any ideas?

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If you just need to find last occurrence of cap F and remaining string, you can use strrchr()-->

<?php $string = 'LastnamelalalaSecondLastNameFirstname';
          echo strrchr($string,'F');

Or if you need the position of last cap F, use strrpos()-->
<?php $string = 'LastnamelalalaSecondLastNameFirstname';
          echo strrpos($string,'F');
I think you will need preg_split ( to do this:

$string = 'LastnamelalalaSecondLastNameFirstname';
$temparray = preg_split(/[A-Z]/, $string);
$firstname = array_pop($temparray);
preg_match( '!.*([A-Z][a-z]*)$!', $string, $matches );

echo "My first name is " . $matches[1];

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sow56091Author Commented:
thank you everyone. those were all excellent answers.

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