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I have this example string:


2020-06-08 09:23:33 : abcdefghifjklm

How to trim just the right part? Or how to trim this text right to left?

I want to trim this string right to left until ' : '.

In ohter words: I need the 'abcdefghifklm' text.

I have tried StringTrimRight, but that requires 

The number of characters to trim.

Unfortunately StringSplit trims the left part of the strings.



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Something like this?:

$data = '2020-06-08 09:23:33 : abcdefghifjklm'
$RightPart = StringRegExpReplace($data,".*:(.*?)","$1")
ConsoleWrite(' $RightPart = ' & $RightPart & @CRLF)


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Non regex version:

#include <StringConstants.au3>

$data = '2020-06-08 09:23:33 : abcdefghifjklm'
ConsoleWrite(StringStripWS(StringMid($data, 1 + StringInStr($data, ":", 0, -1)), BitOR($STR_STRIPLEADING, $STR_STRIPTRAILING))  & @CRLF)


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I know this is an old thread, but I've got a very similar String to split and could need a helping hand.

So my String looks something like that:

NameOfDocument: 1/8

and i only need the part with the 1. If i use

$data = "NameOfDocument: 1/8"
$s = StringSplit($data, ": ")
ConsoleWrite(" Right part = '" & $s[$s[0]] & "'" & @CRLF)

the result will be: 1/8. What can i do to get only the 1? Split it again in another step? Or is there a way to do it in one step?



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In this case I would use _StringBetween:

#include <String.au3>
#include <Array.au3>

$sString = "NameOfDocument: 1/8"

$aExtract = _StringBetween($sString, ": ", "/")

_ArrayDisplay($aExtract, "", Default, 8)


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