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how to get part of a string

Posted on 2006-06-29
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hi I get the file name of the url using this code

 URL website_url = new URL(request.getRequestURL().toString());
 request.setAttribute("WEBSITE_HOST", website_url.getHost());
request.setAttribute("WEBSITE_FILE", website_url.getFile());


the file can be something like this

/chapters/pub/northcarolina

now I need the last part northcarolina inthis example

Please if anyone can help how can I retreive that


Thanks
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Question by:huzefaq
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String filename=website_url.getFile();
int ixSlash=0;
if ((ixSlash=filename.indexOf("/"))>-1) {
    filename= filename.substring(ixSlash+1);
}
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is there another method

I know there is a one line code to do this using a method from java api but donot remember it. Do you know anything about it.

Thanks for your help
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>>I know there is a one line code to do this

Not that i know of
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> filename.indexOf("/")
should'nt it be filename.lastIndexOf("/") ?   since you want   northcarolina
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>>should'nt it be filename.lastIndexOf("/") ?   since you want   northcarolina

Yes
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