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VB Script retrieve data from string

Luis Diaz
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Hello experts,

I have a test.csv file with the following information

Code;Organization
D1;Zil
D21;Zil.Div HD
D101;Zil.Div HD.BEE
D104;Zil.Div HD.BEE.France
D105;Zil.Div HD.BEE.India
D106;Zil.Div HD.BEE.USA
D93;Zil.Div HD.Breakers
D95;Zil.Div HD.Breakers.China
D97;Zil.Div HD.Breakers.France
D99;Zil.Div HD.Breakers.USA
D107;Zil.Div HD.S & Control
D111;Zil.Div HD.S & Control.France
D113;Zil.Div HD.S & Control.USA
D109;Zil.Div HD.S & Control.China

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I would like to generate a test2.csv with and additional column (Parent) In which I look up the N+1 level of Organization as following:

Code;Organization;Parent
D1;Zil;
D21;Zil.Div HD;Zil
D101;Zil.Div HD.BEE;Zil.Div HD
D104;Zil.Div HD.BEE.France;Zil.Div HD.BEE
D105;Zil.Div HD.BEE.India;Zil.Div HD.BEE
D106;Zil.Div HD.BEE.USA;Zil.Div HD.BEE
D93;Zil.Div HD.Breakers;Zil.Div HD
D95;Zil.Div HD.Breakers.China;Zil.Div HD.Breakers
D97;Zil.Div HD.Breakers.France;Zil.Div HD.Breakers
D99;Zil.Div HD.Breakers.USA;Zil.Div HD.Breakers
D107;Zil.Div HD.S & Control;Zil.Div HD
D111;Zil.Div HD.S & Control.France;Zil.Div HD.S & Control
D113;Zil.Div HD.S & Control.USA;Zil.Div HD.S & Control
D109;Zil.Div HD.S & Control.China;Zil.Div HD.S & Control

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Warning: The line above is not always the Parent so Parent need to be something likes this:
Parent = Organization string in which I remove string from right to left till I find a "." and If the string revised is already listed as an Organization I display as parent otherwise I continue removing the string till I find the second "."


The difficult thing here is to display in Parent column only If it listed in Organization column
So if the direct N+1 doesn't exist it lookups the N+2

Ex:
Code;Organization;Parent
D1;Zil;
D21;Zil.Div HD;Zil
D104;Zil.Div HD.BEE.France;[b]Zil.Div HD[/b]

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Thank you in advance for your help.
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