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Functions.CharPos Method

X#
Return a character based on its position in a string.

Namespace:  XSharp.Core
Assembly:  XSharp.Core (in XSharp.Core.dll) Version: 2.16
Syntax
 FUNCTION CharPos(
	cString AS STRING,
	wPosition AS DWORD
) AS STRING
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Parameters

cString
Type: String
The string that you want to extract a character from.
wPosition
Type: DWord
The position of the character within cString.

Return Value

Type: String
The character located at the specified position.
Remarks
CharPos(cString, wPosition) extracts a substring from the specified string for a length of one character. Functionally, it is the same as Substr(cString, wPosition, 1).
This example extracts single letters from a name and displays them individually:
X#
1FUNCTION SayName()
2    LOCAL siCount AS SHORTINT
3    LOCAL cName := "Biff Styvesent"
4    FOR siCount := 1 UPTO Len(cName)
5        ?? CharPos(cName, siCount)
6    NEXT
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