get the last part of a long string vb6

example string;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\VB10\Tasks\Personal\Tasks\11-11-2015.rtf
i want to return the part after the last backslash (\)
return this 11-11-2015.rtf
how to do this ?
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Dim StrParts() As String

StrParts = Split(x, "\")
MsgBox StrParts(UBound(StrParts))

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Where "x" is your string.

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
by using the mid combined with instrrev function:

MID(yourstring, INSTRREF( yourstring, "\") + 1)
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Guy means  INSTRREV not  INSTRREF.
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Yes another way.

MsgBox Right(x, Len(x) - InStrRev(x, "\"))
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
sorry for the typo. first post after some weeks of abscense (and in the middle of the night for me) ... ;-)
isnoend2001Author Commented:
thanks works good
Just my 2 cents :)
Dim fso as Object
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
fileName = fso.GetFilename(path)

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Private Declare Function PathFindFileName Lib "shlwapi" _
   Alias "PathFindFileNameA"  (ByVal pPath As String) As Long
Private Declare Function lstrcpyA Lib "kernel32" (ByVal RetVal As String,  _
ByVal Ptr As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function lstrlenA Lib "kernel32" (ByVal Ptr As Any) As Long
Public Function GetFilePart(ByVal sPath As String) As String
   GetFilePart = GetStrFromPtrA(PathFindFileName(sPath))
End Function

Private Function GetStrFromPtrA(ByVal lpszA As Long) As String
   GetStrFromPtrA = String$(lstrlenA(ByVal lpszA), 0)
   Call lstrcpyA(ByVal GetStrFromPtrA, ByVal lpszA)
End Function

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