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Posted on 2013-01-08
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I have a unique string parsing requirement that I need to integrate into my code.
An example value is: ---POSSIBLE,4680,0000A178R7142D,CR,1,04/07/2012---xxxxxxxx

1)---POSSIBLE will always start string
2)I need to grab from ---POSSIBLE to the next occurrenc of ---
3)Then strip ---POSSIBLE, off the front and --- off the back

What are some of the methods I can use to achieve this?  

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jimbo99999
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Try following

Dim str As String = "---POSSIBLE,4680,0000A178R7142D,CR,1,04/07/2012---xxxxxxxx"
Dim FirstIndex As Integer = str.IndexOf(",")
Dim NextIndex As Integer = str.IndexOf("---", FirstIndex)

Dim NewStr = str.SubString(FirstIndex + 1, NextIndex - FirstIndex)
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by:Jimbo99999
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Excellent...I did not know to do it that way.  Very helpfull works great!

Thanks,
jimbo99999
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