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* If the number of characters exceeds the string length the entire string is returned.
* If the number of characters exceeds the string length the entire string is returned.
* Number of characters cannot be a negative value.
* Number of characters cannot be a negative value.
* RIGHT$ return always starts at the last character of the string, even if a space. [[RTRIM$]] can remove ending spaces.
* RIGHT$ returns always start at the last character of the string, even if a space. [[RTRIM$]] can remove ending spaces.
* It counts backwards from the end of the string value.
* It counts backwards from the end of the string value.



Revision as of 05:09, 3 January 2010

The RIGHT$ string function returns a part of a STRING value from the end.


Syntax: RIGHT$(stringvalue$, numberofcharacters%)


  • The string value can be any string of ASCII characters as a string variable.
  • If the number of characters exceeds the string length the entire string is returned.
  • Number of characters cannot be a negative value.
  • RIGHT$ returns always start at the last character of the string, even if a space. RTRIM$ can remove ending spaces.
  • It counts backwards from the end of the string value.


Example:

name$ = "Tom Williams"

Last$ = RIGHT$(name$, 8)

PRINT Last$


Screen Returns: Williams


See also: LEFT$, MID$, LTRIM$, RTRIM$,


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