Find first 'character' from right in a string.

The following returns the MS Access Application Path.

      Dim WRK_EXECUTABLE_PATH_210 As String
      [WRK_EXECUTABLE_PATH_210] = Application.CurrentProject.PATH
 
Example :
M:\Pgm\01-MDB-Design\SAS\Source

I want to extract the text "M:\Pgm\01-MDB-Design\SAS" from the above result where 'Source' could be any string value.  i.e. I can't use the Left or Mid Functions.

I'm doing this within a Form Event procedure.

How do I do it?

Thanks.
Bob C.
Bob CollisonSystem ArchitectAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

IrogSintaCommented:
Use the InStrRev function along with the Left function:
Left(WRK_EXECUTABLE_PATH_210 , InStrRev(WRK_EXECUTABLE_PATH_210, "\") - 1)

Ron
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Bob CollisonSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
Perfect.  Simple solution.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft Development

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.