pull value out of an access field into separate field

I have an access field with data such as :
  <ROOT><NEW_DATA FILE_NO="5535" BRANCH="02" CUST_ORD_NO="" TAX_NO="ON FILE" TYPE="O" FREIGHT="0.00" SALESMAN="S201" .

 I need a query that puts the FREIGHT in a separate field.
 The text varies, but The FREIGHT value is always preceded by "FREIGHT=" but I don't know how many digits long it will be ?
Mark DrelingerMISAsked:
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
you will need a UDF to do this correctly
place this code in a regular module


Function GetFreight(varStr As String)
Dim vArr() As String, j
vArr = Split(varStr, " ")
For j = 0 To UBound(vArr)
    If InStr(vArr(j), "Freight") Then
        GetFreight = Split(vArr(j), "=")(1)
        Exit Function
    End If

Next
End Function

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now create a query like this

SELECT Table1.FieldName, GetFreight([FieldName]) AS Freight
FROM Table1;

to remove the double quotes, use Replace()

SELECT Table1.FieldName, Replace(GetFreight([FieldName]),chr(34),"") AS Freight
FROM Table1;
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Mark DrelingerMISAuthor Commented:
amazing. thank you.
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