finding the character from a string after the nth occurrence of another character.

Dear Experts,

I have strings in the format below.

"2~212.88.127.3~641~10~3~01~internet~X~0~X~8672610208821278~64110-6007-47841~3333~X~X~X~X~X~X~20~X~X"
 some have a value "3333" after the 13th occurrence of character ~ and others don't have

I want to pick only those that have the  "3333"

But i am failing

Anthony
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Anthony MatovuBusiness Analyst, MTN UgandaAsked:
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Miguel OzSoftware EngineerCommented:
One way to do it is using split function and then check  if 3333 is in the list
Dim genericList As New List(Of String)
genericList.AddRange(line.Split(New Char() {"~"c}))
Dim found As Boolean = genericList.IndexOf("3333") > 12

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where lline is the line contents to test.

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