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ASP.NET / VB / REGEX: Everything After Last Comma

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How can I get everything after the last comma in a string?

This does NOT work:
dim Address as String = "Madison, WI"
dim State = Address.EverythingAfterLastComma.Trim
Response.Write(State)

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Question by:hankknight
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by:käµfm³d 👽
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Try:

Dim result As String = Regex.Match(original, "[^,]+$").Groups(0)

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by:hankknight
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Dim original As String = "City, XZ"
Dim result As String = Regex.Match(original, "[^,]+$").Groups(0)

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I get this error:
Compiler Error Message: BC30311: Value of type 'System.Text.RegularExpressions.Group' cannot be converted to 'String'.
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 500 total points
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Sorry, add ".Value" to the end of that.
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by:hankknight
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Thanks, this works:

Dim original As String = "City, XZ"
Dim result As String = Regex.Match(original, "[^,]+$").Groups(0).Value.Trim

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