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    Replace multiple substrings in string

    Hi all,

    I need to replace multiple 6 character substrings within a string. However, I do not know the last 2 characters of the substring. Hence, I tried using wildcards, but in vain as that doesn't seem applicable when using the replace function in VBA. I have heard of Regex objects, but that looks a little complex for such an 'easy' task.

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    Above illustrates what I am trying to achieve

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    Re: Replace multiple substrings in string

    Quote Originally Posted by esbencito View Post
    Hi all,
    Above illustrates what I am trying to achieve
    No, just show us the result that you want.

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    Re: Replace multiple substrings in string

    Fair enough...

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    Re: Replace multiple substrings in string

    Thanks! That works very well! Still trying to understand the pattern references that you used, but overall, RegEx seems to be quite powerful and a good solution here.

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