Inserting a space into String

HI All,

Lets say I have the following random string - ox228rg,

Could anyone show me a C# example of inserting a space before the 3rd character on the right so that the string looks like so - ox22 8rg

Many thanks,

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anarki_jimbelSenior DeveloperCommented:
string s = "ox228rg";
            string s2 = s.Substring(0, s.Length - 3) + " " + s.Substring(s.Length - 3, 3);


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Jini JoseSenior .Net DeveloperCommented:

string a = "ox228rg";
            char sp = Convert.ToChar(" ");
            a.Insert(4, " ");

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anarki_jimbelSenior DeveloperCommented:
gmailjini, you have made a common mistake. The output will be : "ox228rg"!

Just fix the line:

a = a.Insert(4, " ");
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string s = "ox228rg";
s = s.Length <= 3 ? s : s.Insert(s.Length-3, " "); // handle short strings
Jini JoseSenior .Net DeveloperCommented:
you can use the below one

string a = "ox228rg";
            char sp = Convert.ToChar(" ");
            string b=a.Insert(4, sp.ToString());


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anarki_jimbelSenior DeveloperCommented:
If go with  code, I'd still modify it to insert not in to the 4th index, but before the 3d from the end character:

Great respect to NZ kiwis! :) Very good idea to check for short strings!
            string a = "ox228rg";
            char sp = Convert.ToChar(" ");
            a = a.Insert(a.Length-3, " ");


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rito1Author Commented:
Hi All,

Thanks for you input. Apologies for the delay.. sickness struck!... I am picking this back up today so will respond shortly.


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