Right Function

Returns a Variant (String) containing a specified number of characters from the right side of a string. Syntax Right (string, length) The Right function syntax has thesenamed arguments:

Part Description
string Required. String expression from which the rightmost characters are returned. If string containsNull, Null is returned.
length Required; Variant (Long).Numeric expression indicating how many characters to return. If 0, a zero-length string ("") is returned. If greater than or equal to the number of characters in string, the entire string is returned.

Remarks To determine the number of characters in string, use the Len function.

Note Use the RightB function with byte data contained in a string. Instead of specifying the number of characters to return, length specifies the number of bytes.

Example

This example uses the Right function to return a specified number of characters from the right side of a string.

Dim AnyString, MyStr
AnyString = "Hello World"    ' Define string.
MyStr = Right(AnyString, 1)    ' Returns "d".
MyStr = Right(AnyString, 6)    ' Returns " World".
MyStr = Right(AnyString, 20)    ' Returns "Hello World".