Text string manipulation

By Louis Reedijk on 8 Mar 2011
Expression editor, Build-in Functions, Text


in my opinion, this could be very helpfull in text string manipulation.

It's my first Idea, and I'm not sure it's allready posted or relevant.
Rebecca Hall8 Mar 2011
The Substr(t, start, length) does this.
Louis Reedijk8 Mar 2011

Yes, but only from left point of view,

what if I need the right most 6 characters?

example to extract a date from a log file, in the current expression editor I need to do the following:

var Filename = "Daily MaintenancePlan_Subplan_1_20100429022905.txt"


short version:

in my opinion, it would give more flexibility