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RE: Obtaining a value from within a string using CL



fixed

Do you have TAATOOLS?

Jim Sloan has a real nice command to do this that I have used.

SCNVAR works great for this.


Example:

TAATOOL/SCNVAR RESULT(&RESULT) STRING(&EMADDR) +
STRINGLEN(80) PATTERN(@) +
PATTERNLEN(1) TRANSLATE(*YES)

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Alan Shore
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2012 11:49 AM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Obtaining a value from within a string using CL

Hi everyone
And before I forget (as I normally do) we are on V5r4.
Within CL, is there a way to obtain a string from the following examples.

1. /weborders/PP91055370.txt
From the above, I am looking for the value PP91055370

2. /ifsdir/PP91055370,tx
From the above, I am looking for the value PP91055370

3. /ifsdir2/PP9.txt

From the above I am looking for PP9

In other words, the values between (but NOT including) the second '/' and '.txt'
As always, any and all responses are MUCH appreciated.


Alan Shore
Programmer/Analyst, Direct Response
E:AShore@xxxxxxxx
P:(631) 200-5019
C:(631) 880-8640
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