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*Hi guys...I am currently working on a really basic scripting langauge that gets the first 4 letters of a textbox's content (in a Windows Form project) and compares it to a in-program list of keywords and then uses the remaining characters to form an argument to the keywords...
I was wondering weather you had some code ideas on how to go about placing the first 4 letters in one variable and then the remaining characters into another.

My langauge will be single command.. i.e you will only be able to run one command per program.

Thanks*

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Sorry guys, I apologise for the beginner question...This is my answer

Dim codefunction As String
Dim intxtbox As String
intxtbox=TextBox1.Text
codefunction=Left(intxtbox, intxtbox.length -4)

I am yet to test this so please tell me if the code would be incorrect!

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The Left function you're looking for isn't there anymore, but each string has a substring method, that basically combines the functionality of Left, Right and Mid from VB6, that will do the job:

codefunction=intxtbox.Substring(0, 4)

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