midb() Function

Function

midb( text, start_num, num_bytes )

Returns a substring from the middle of the specified text.

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

text

Text

The text from which the substring will be extracted.

start_num

Number

The positional index in bytes of the first byte of the substring to be returned.

num_bytes

Number

The length in bytes of the substring to extract.

Returns

Text

Usage considerations

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

midb("boston",4,2) returns to

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