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extract file extension

I have a field with a file and need to capture the file extension to rename the file.

eg
Dim varData, varExt
varData = "testdoc.docx"
varExt = ??

How can I do this?
Microsoft Access

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Shawn

8/22/2022 - Mon
DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Former Microsoft Access MVP)

Do you  mean this:

mid("testdoc.docx",InStrRev("testdoc.docx",".")+1)
Returns
docx
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exactly. thanks again MX.
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