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Text_Get_DelimitedValue ( _text; _delimiter ; _occurence ; _default )

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Extracts the nth value from a delimited text counting from the left or right end.

Sample Input:
Text_Get_DelimitedValue ("this|table|broke|down"; "|"; -2; "not found")
Sample Output:
broke


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Description:

/*=========================================

FORM: Text_Get_DelimitedValue ( _text; _delimiter ; _occurence ; _default )

PURPOSE: extracts the nth value from a delimited text counting from the left or right end

PARAMETER: _text text not "" text
_delimiter text not "" delimiters like "|" or "<br />" etc
_occurrence number not 0 nth occurrence that is wanted; negative value counts from right
_default text "" default value to be returned if delimiter was not found or occurence was out of index

RESULT: text (or default-parameter)

DEPENDENCY: -

NOTE: supports only ONE delimiter

EXAMPLE: Text_Get_DelimitedValue ("this|table|broke|down"; "|"; -2; "not found") --» "broke"

DEVELOPER: tsw @ http://rewolfer.de

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