Access 2002 Query to obtain Octet values from an IP Address field

Is there a way in Access 2002 Query to split an IP Address into octets?  if [IP_Address} contains   192.168.10.1
So the result would show new columns as below
[A] = 192  [B] = 168   [C] = 10

Many thanks
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rockiroadsCommented:
if its fixed positions then u can use a combination of left and mid

or u can create a vba function if u cannot guarantee it being in the same pos
eg


public function GetPartIP(byval sIP as String, byval iOctet as integer) as String

    dim sVals() as String

    sVals = split(sIP,".")
    GetPartIP = sVals(iOctet-1)
end function

then in your query u would do

select GetpartIP(myipfield,1) as FirstNode, GetPartIP(myipfield,2) AS SecondNode, GetPartIP(myipfield,3) as thirdNode
from mytable
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rockiroadsCommented:
The fixed approach, not a good idea if u know the values will differ eg
192.168.100.1 will produce the same result as 192.168.10.1
here is the fixed approach

select Left$(myIpField, 3), Mid$(myIpField, 5, 3), Mid$(myIpField, 9, 2)
from mytable
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westermoAuthor Commented:
Simply brilliant.  Thank you Rockiroads
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rockiroadsCommented:
No probs, glad to have helped
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