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Old December 12th, 2004, 11:29 PM
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Ok am fairly new to ASP. managed to display data thats only to left side of a special character "ý". Problem - What if the field does not have special character. Getting the following error message

Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a0005'
Invalid procedure call or argument: 'Mid'
/civil.asp, line 412

Following code where error takes place:

<td width="420" nowrap>&nbsp<%
Dim strPtext, strPname, strPchar, intPcount
strPchar = "ý"
strPtext = objRs("p_name")
intPcount = Instr(strPtext, strPchar)
strPname = mid(strPtext, 1, intPcount-1)
Response.Write strPname
%>
</td>

Dire need of help!!!

Mike
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Old December 13th, 2004, 12:49 AM
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Before calling mid function, you can check the count of intPcount variable. call mid function only when you find the special char.

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Old December 13th, 2004, 11:12 AM
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thanks Om Prakash, you were a big help. Was able to make it work with your advice. Again many thanks.

Mike





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