String Manipulation Summary (Visual Basic)

Visual Basic language keywords and run-time library members are organized by purpose and use.

Action Language element
Compare two strings. StrComp
Convert strings. StrConv
Reverse a string. InStrRev, StrReverse
Convert to lowercase or uppercase. Format, LCase, UCase
Create a string of repeating characters. Space, StrDup
Find the length of a string. Len
Format a string. Format, FormatCurrency, FormatDateTime, FormatNumber, FormatPercent
Manipulate strings. InStr, Left, LTrim, Mid, Right, RTrim, Trim
Set string comparison rules. Option Compare
Work with ASCII and ANSI values. Asc, AscW, Chr, ChrW
Replace a specified substring. Replace
Return a filter-based string array. Filter
Return a specified number of substrings. Split, Join

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