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Access query split function

Hello,

In an Access query in design mode, I need a simple way to split a string.  It will have more than three values.

Let's say my field Apple = "Hello,my,name,is,joel"

I want to do this:

Field A: Split ([Apple], "," 4)

The result should be "is".

Thanks for your help,
Joel
Microsoft AccessSQL

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Joel Allen

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Joel Allen

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I'm sorry, I forgot how to get the following inserted into a function.  Can you help me?  I understand the second part though.

Public Function ParseText(TextIn As String, SplitChar As String, X) As Variant
On Error Resume Next
Dim var As Variant
var = Split(TextIn, SplitChar, -1)
ParseText = var(X - 1)
End Function
Joel Allen

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Oh wait!  I figured it out.  Thank you!
Joel Allen

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Thank you.  It worked!
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