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How to extract part of data

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How can I get 10 from this data pattern?

SAQ212QQQQ | Bagoong Factory | 10


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Question by:JimiJ13
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anarki_jimbel earned 250 total points
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I'd split the string into an array and the last array item - your number.

        private void button2_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            string pattern = @"SAQ212QQQQ | Bagoong Factory | 10";
            char[] chs = {'|'};

            string[] items = pattern.Split(chs);
           
            System.Diagnostics.Debug.WriteLine("This is your number: " + items[2]);
        }

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This is your number:  10

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by:Fernando Soto
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Hi  JimiJ13;

This will do what you want.

// Test Data
string data = "SAQ212QQQQ | Bagoong Factory | 10";
// The variable ten now has the value "10"
string ten = data.Substring(data.LastIndexOf('|') + 1).Trim();

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by:JimiJ13
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Great solutions. I like both.
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by:Fernando Soto
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Not a problem JimiJ13, glad to have been of assistance.
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