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How to get a part of a hostname ?

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Hello everybody

I Have this code

$process_id = Run(@ComSpec & " /c nslookup.exe 127.0.0.1 ","", @SW_HIDE,$STDOUT_CHILD)

$line = StdoutRead($process_id)

if StringLen($line)>11 then

$myarray = StringRegExp(StringLower($line),".*(w-013[0-9]{4}[a-z]-).*", 1)

if (StringLen($myarray[0]) >10) then

$S2_name=$myarray[0]&"2"

Msgbox (0,"test",$s2_name)

EndIf

endif

This code get in a $var the entire hostname of a distant computer

The MSGBOX send "w-0133490Y-1"

How can I modify the code in order to recuper only

"0133490Y"

Thanks a lot everybody

Merry Christmas

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Something like this maybe:

This assumes that you want what is between two (exactly two) dashes

$Input = InputBox("Input", "Type in a name like w-0133490Y-1")
$temp = StringTrimLeft($Input, StringInStr($Input, "-"))
$Output = StringTrimRight($temp, StringLen($temp) - StringInStr($temp, "-") + 1)
MsgBox(0, "Results", "Input = " & $Input & @LF & "Output = " & $Output)

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Thanks a lot

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