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asked 2014-05-16 13:57:49 +0200

altair gravatar image

updated 2014-05-16 14:02:32 +0200

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Hello! Please, what is happening in this function? (what is the result?)

Dim MyString As String 
MyString = "This was my text"
Mid(MyString, 6, 3, "is")

Many thanks!

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I tried to write it in sub in writer, but got error, so I dont't know what is wrong...

altair gravatar imagealtair ( 2014-05-16 18:15:42 +0200 )edit

I tried as mahfiaz said before I piosted it, but got error...

altair gravatar imagealtair ( 2014-05-16 18:17:48 +0200 )edit

Karolus, I appologise, had some technical problems in a hurry! Hope I managetd it now!

altair gravatar imagealtair ( 2014-05-16 18:54:31 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-05-16 14:13:24 +0200

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You just let the MID() function calculate the new value, but then you do nothing with it: Mid(MyString, 6, 3, "is")

To see the value or use it somewhere you need to assign it to a variable, e.g MyString = MID(...) and MsgBox(MyString)

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Hello! I wrote:

sub x
Dim Mystring As String
Mystring="This was my text"
print Mid(Mystring, 6, 3, "is")

end sub

Please, tell me if it is marked as code correctly, I clicked 101 010, but have some problems on the screen

altair gravatar imagealtair ( 2014-05-16 18:30:12 +0200 )edit

Hey, you finally convinced me to try it out. Looks like MID() statement (as wiki puts it, ) does not work and returns empty string. Please write a bug report about this and post a link here as well. In the meantime you could do:

Mystring = "This was my text"
Mystring = Left(Mystring, 5) & "is" & Right(Mystring, Len(Mystring) - 6 - 2)
mahfiaz gravatar imagemahfiaz ( 2014-05-16 23:41:07 +0200 )edit

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