better than instr method

Posted on 2007-04-09
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Last Modified: 2013-11-06
I'm using instr to find x and ys in a string. For instance,

if instr(strString,"(4,3)") > 0 then
msgbox "its herE"
end if

Only I'm doing this with many values and its slow. Is there a faster method? If so please demonstrate
Question by:JPERKS1985
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igor_alpha earned 2000 total points
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Hi, JPERKS1985
Otherr methods in .net such as instr is a:
1. String.IndexOf
if strString.IndexOf("(4,3)") > 0 then
msgbox "its herE"
end if

2. String.Contains
if strString.Contains("(4,3)") then
msgbox "its herE"
end if

Also following opinion exists:
Instr is faster than indexOf when it is about strings.
Instr is slower than indexOf when it is about characters.

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