Extract Text Between Two Flags With an Offset

Category:
String Manipulation
Type:
Snippets
Difficulty:
Intermediate

Author: Anonymous

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
Useful for getting text extracted from a long string (eg, HTML retrieved back) when having to use one-off opening flags. Ie, you need to get a piece of text from a string but you need to find where to start after finding one target flag first. See snippet comment block for more information. I wrote this specifically to help with extracting desired text from large, complicated HTML source.

Instructions: Copy the declarations and code below and paste directly into your VB project.

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