replaceb() Function

Replaces a piece of the specified text with new text.

Syntax

replaceb( old_text, start_num, num_chars, new_text )

old_text: (Text) The original text before replacement.

start_num: (Number) The positional index in bytes of the first byte of the substring to be replaced.

num_chars: (Number) The length in bytes of the substring to be replaced.

new_text: (Text) The text that will be inserted into the old text in place of the extricated substring.

Returns

Text

Notes

The first byte of the entire text value is considered to have an index = 1.

Examples

You can experiment with this function in the test box below.

Test Input

replaceb("oldtext",1,3,"new") returns newtext

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