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Between (text; searchString1; occurrence1; include1_1 ; searchString2; occ

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Fabrice Nordmann, 1-more-thing

extracts text between two search strings

Sample Input:
Between ("/abc/def/ghi/" ; "/" ; 2 ; 1 ; "/" ; -2 ; 0 )
Sample Output:

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Between ( text ; searchString1 ; occurrence1 ; include1_1 ; searchString2 ; occurrence2 ; include2_1)

by Fabrice Nordmann
v.2, Mar 2007
v.1, Jan 2007

v.2 adds inclusion boolean parameters

extracts the middle of a text in between delimiters, based on a search strings and an occurrence numbers
occurrences can be positive (starting from the beginning of the text) or negative (starting from the end)

see also Before After, and BetweenNext functions

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Not the title at top of page does not include all the parameters

use Between ( text ; searchString1 ; occurrence1 ; include1_1 ; searchString2 ; occurrence2 ; include2_1)

just a Heads Up

Robert, East Hampton
March 30, 2015 7:34pm

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