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Split Function

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Description Returns a zero-based, one-dimensional array containing a specified number of substrings. SyntaxSplit( expression [ ,delimiter [ ,limit [ ,compare ]]] ) The Split function syntax has thesenamed arguments:

PartDescription
expressionRequired. String expression containing substrings and delimiters. If expression is a zero-length string(""), Split returns an empty array, that is, an array with no elements and no data.
delimiterOptional. String character used to identify substring limits. If omitted, the space character (" ") is assumed to be the delimiter. If delimiter is a zero-length string, a single-element array containing the entire expression string is returned.
limitOptional. Number of substrings to be returned; -1 indicates that all substrings are returned.
compareOptional. Numeric value indicating the kind of comparison to use when evaluating substrings. See Settings section for values.

Settings The compare argument can have the following values:

ConstantValueDescription
vbUseCompareOption-1Performs a comparison using the setting of the Option Compare statement.
vbBinaryCompare0Performs a binary comparison.
vbTextCompare1Performs a textual comparison.
vbDatabaseCompare2Microsoft Access only. Performs a comparison based on information in your database.
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