Text.BeforeDelimiter

Syntax

Text.BeforeDelimiter(**text** as nullable text, **delimiter** as text, optional **index** as any) as any

About

Returns the portion of text before the specified delimiter. An optional numeric index indicates which occurrence of the delimiter should be considered. An optional list index indicates which occurrence of the delimiter should be considered, as well as whether indexing should be done from the start or end of the input.

Example 1

Get the portion of "111-222-333" before the (first) hyphen.

Text.BeforeDelimiter("111-222-333", "-")

"111"

Example 2

Get the portion of "111-222-333" before the second hyphen.

Text.BeforeDelimiter("111-222-333", "-", 1)

"111-222"

Example 3

Get the portion of "111-222-333" before the second hyphen from the end.

Text.BeforeDelimiter("111-222-333", "-", {1, RelativePosition.FromEnd})

"111"