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Using lambda or Linq to split a string

Posted on 2013-06-01
Last Modified: 2013-06-01

need some help trying to split strings that look something like the following:


Using Linq or a lambda expression, how I can turn it into somethign like the following:

aaa_bbb_F0001  becomes F0001
ccc_ddd_eee_Y0005 become Y0005

the number of underscores varies from string to string.

Question by:yechan
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Fernando Soto earned 500 total points
ID: 39213041
Hi yechan;

This should do what you need.

string inputStr = "ccc_ddd_eee_Y0005";
string result = inputStr.Split('_').LastOrDefault();

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ID: 39213054
Thank you Fernando.  Works great.
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by:Fernando Soto
ID: 39213056
Not a problem yechan, glad I was able to help.

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