ASP.NET/VB: Remove rubbish when splitting array from string

Posted on 2014-01-16
Last Modified: 2014-01-16
In this example, the array contains rubbish:

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I want the array to only contains this:

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<%@ Page Language="VB"%>

Dim xyz As Array = "hello?xyz[]=1&xyz[]=2&xyz[]=3&world".split("xyz[]")

For index = 1 To xyz.GetUpperBound(0)


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Question by:hankknight
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Shaun Kline earned 500 total points
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Instead of splitting on "xyz[]", split on "&".

This may work better (untested):
Dim x as String = "hello?xyz[]=1&xyz[]=2&xyz[]=3&world"

For Each element as String in x.split("&")
    If element.Contains("xyz[]") Then
        HttpContext.Current.Response.Write(element.split("=")(1) & "<br />")
    End If

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