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I need help doing some string functions in class asp - I retreive a string from db - then I need to either crap the last 12 characters or replace the characters before the last 12 - whichever - I would like to know what string functions are available.

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Hmm.

Something like this would work.

Dim sString
sString = "Some Really long string that you need to remove 12 chars from"

Dim sNewString
Dim iLength
iLength = Len(sString)

sNewString = Left(sString, (CInt(iLength) - 12))

What this does is, it gets the total length of the string (Len()) and then we use left to move the total length of the string minus 12.

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