DELCHARS

DELCHARS

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Action

Delete all character from a string matching the provided character value.

 

 

Syntax

DELCHARS string, value

 

 

Remarks

string

The string where the characters are removed from.

value

The value of the character which must be removed from the string.

You can use "A" to remove all capital A characters.

Or you can pass a byte with the value of 65 to remove all characters with ASCII value 65 (A)

 

Do not confuse with the DELCHAR statement which removes one character based on an index value.

 

DELCHARS removes ALL characters from a string matching value.

 

 

 

See also

DELCHAR , INSERTCHAR , INSTR , MID , CHARPOS , REPLACECHARS

 

 

Example

'----------------------------------------------------------------
'                  (c) 1995-2011, MCS
'                   del_insert_chars.bas
'  This sample demonstrates the delchar, delchars and insertchar statements
'-----------------------------------------------------------------
$regfile="m88def.dat"
$crystal = 8000000
$hwstack = 40
$swstack = 40
$framesize = 40
 
dim s as string * 30
s = "This is a test string" ' create a string
delchar s, 1               ' remove the first char
print s                     ' print it
 
insertchar s,1, "t"         ' put a small t back
print s
 
delchars s,"s"             ' remove all s
print s
end