DELCHAR

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Action

Delete one character from a string.

 

 

Syntax

DELCHAR string, pos

 

 

Remarks

string

The string where the character is removed from.

pos

The position where the character must be removed from.

A value of 1 would remove the first character.

 

Do not confuse with the DELCHARS statement which removes all characters based on a character value.

 

The DELCHAR removes one character from a string based on an index.

 

 

 

See also

DELCHARS , INSERTCHAR , INSTR , MID , CHARPOS , REPLACECHARS

 

 

Example

'----------------------------------------------------------------
'                  (c) 1995-2011, MCS
'                   del_insert_chars.bas
'  This sample demonstrates the delchar, delchars and insertchar statements
'-----------------------------------------------------------------
$regfile="m88def.dat"
$crystal = 8000000
$hwstack = 40
$swstack = 40
$framesize = 40
 
dim s as string * 30
s = "This is a test string" ' create a string
delchar s, 1               ' remove the first char
print s                     ' print it
 
insertchar s,1, "t"         ' put a small t back
print s
 
delchars s,"s"             ' remove all s
print s
end