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Outook 2003 VBA:  Removing all left data from string

Posted on 2008-10-08
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Hello, still new to this stuff...

have a string which varies in size.  I need to look for "RUN" then remove everything to the left of it........
THanks.

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wwnosal earned 500 total points
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Try this:
Sub test()
 
Dim s As String
Dim l As Integer, idx As Variant
Dim result As String
s = "djlfajjdads ffl RUN fdsalfjsa"
l = Len(s)
idx = InStr(s, "RUN")
result = Mid(s, idx, l - idx)
End Sub

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by:TechMonster
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Thank wwnosal..will this also get the data to the right of the string....
say if i had

"asldj aldslk aldj RUN  Want to keep this side of text. "
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SO results:
"Run Want to keep this side of text"
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thnks much
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