vb.net - How to determine string that follows a given substring

Hi Experts,

Is there a simple way to return "userfoldername", the string that follows "/USERFOLDER=" in this example?

"/USERFOLDER=userfoldername"

Regards,
Leigh
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
try use IndexOf function

http://www.dotnetperls.com/indexof-vbnet
Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
with substring function.
LeighWardleAuthor Commented:
Thanks, Ryan.

Would you mind combining the 2 parts, IndexOf function and substring function?

Regards,
Leigh
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
something like this...
Sub Main()
        Dim test As String = "/USERFOLDER=userfoldername"
        Dim idx As Integer = test.IndexOf("=")
        Dim result As String = ""
        If idx > -1 Then
            result = test.Substring(idx+1, test.Length-idx-1)
        End If
        Console.WriteLine("Result = " + result)
    End Sub

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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
a simpler example could be like this:

Sub Main()
        Dim test As String = "/USERFOLDER=userfoldername"
        Dim findStr As String = "/USERFOLDER=" ' Or "="
        Dim idx As Integer = test.IndexOf(findStr)
        Dim result As String = ""
        If idx >=0 Then
            result = test.Substring(idx+findStr.Length)
        End If
        Console.WriteLine("Result = " + result)
    End Sub

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Mike TomlinsonHigh School Computer Science, Computer Applications, and Mathematics TeachersCommented:
Is that ALL that is in the string?...or will that be mixed in with other values?
LeighWardleAuthor Commented:
Thanks, Ryan, your simple example works a treat!
Regards,
Leigh
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