How can i extract a certain field from a TAb delimited String

Posted on 2005-05-03
Last Modified: 2010-04-23
I am trying to extract the 10 field from a tab delimited text field..
i think the split function should do the trick but i am not sure how do i specify the delimiter as a tab

Question by:AlexPonnath
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    Accepted Solution

    little example of how to split a file:

       Dim test As String
            Dim break() As String
            test = "this jj jj kk"
            break = test.Split(" ")

            Dim i As Integer
            For i = 0 To break.Length - 1

    can u give me one of ur line example???

    Author Comment

    i figured out my problem...

    i need to use a chr(9) as the delimiter...


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