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VBA - Find all instances of an arrow character

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Ok, so I have a document with all of the data stored in one column. It's being copied from another document and the hierarchy of the data is symbolized by a series of spaces and an arrow character. I can't seem to represent this arrow character in VB Editor. What is the easiest way of deleting the spaces and arrows that proceed the company names leaving the names in a sortable list.

                                          ’ Company 1
                                          ’ Company 1
                                   ’ Company 2
                                   ’ Company 2
                            ’ Company 3
                            ’ Company 3
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Find the first character that is NOT a space and start reading the name after the next space.
Somehow like this

string s="   * company 1"
integer startread
integer i=1
while i < length( line )
 if mid( s, i, 1)<>" " then
  startread = i+2
  i=999
 end
end
print mid( s, startread, 999)
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