hey
I am trying to make a program on visual basic 6 to determine weather a
word or phrase is a palindrome or not. I need my program to be able to
tell if the word or phrase is a palindrome and it not being case
sensitive. The code below words to a certin point then brings up an
error but i have no clue why it wont work any help will be appreciated.
Thanks

I know some things that need to be inculued : arrays and fixed loops and it also needs to take out white spaces.

Dim le
Dim mide
Dim i
Private Sub Command1_Click()
i = 0
Dim yes As Boolean

le = Len(Text1.Text) + 1

Do While i < Len(Text1.Text) - 1
i = i + 1
mide = mid(Text1.Text, i, 1) 'take the next 1 letter in text1.text from position i

If Not mide = mid(Text1.Text, le - i, 1) Then 'if its not the same as the leter i positon from the back then
yes = True
End If
Loop


If yes = False Then
MsgBox "Pal"
Else
MsgBox "Not"
End If

End Sub

Comments
No Code Tags... Random useless post to an old thread... Taste It.

Or... use the strReverse command

Private Sub PalindromeTest(ByVal sWord As String)
    Dim sReversedWord As String

    sReversedWord = StrReverse(sWord)
    
    If StrComp(sWord, sReversedWord, vbTextCompare) = 0 Then
        MsgBox "Palindrome!"
    Else
        MsgBox "Not a Palindrome!"
    End If
End Sub

You could change that to a function and return a boolean value instead of message boxes if you preferred.

Note: Just read the OP again and saw he needs it to use arrays and fixed loops which my example doesn't use. Oh well, I'll post it anyway for reference :)

Edit: sucked into an old thread again... fail :(

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