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Split String in C#

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I have a string = JOBNO_2014-01-0127_154156_URI-Supply-BLANK-77.xlsm
or it can equal
JOBNO_2014-01-0127-CON_154156_URI-Supply-BLANK-77.xlsm

The Job Number can vary in length, but always will be the second part of the string seperated by  an underscore.

I need to do a split string and pull out  2014-01-0127 or 2014-01-0127-CON
in a public void for C# and assign it to a variable.

Can someone assist me. Thanks
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too easy. Thanks
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Supposing variable s contains string :  JOBNO_2014-01-0127_154156_URI-Supply-BLANK-77.xlsm

Executing : string[] words = s.Split('_');

Then : words[0] should contain your desired string.
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One more way:

            string test = "JOBNO_2014-01-0127-CON_154156_URI-Supply-BLANK-77.xlsm";
            int underscoreIndex1 = test.IndexOf('_');
            int underscoreIndex2 = test.IndexOf('_',  underscoreIndex1+1 );
            string result = test.Substring(underscoreIndex1+1, underscoreIndex2 - underscoreIndex1-1);
            System.Diagnostics.Debug.WriteLine(result);

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