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Extract small string of text from larger string

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    Extract small string of text from larger string

    Iím working on a bit of code that I want to extract a small piece of text form a larger text file.

    At the moment I can open and read the entire text file and also pin point a start and end marker of the text I want to extract.

    What Iím having trouble doing is creating a variable text string which contains the text between the 2 markers.

    What I have so far is

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    Re: Extract small string of text from larger string

    If it's not a calculation do not use a function but a sub.

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    In a function
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    Re: Extract small string of text from larger string

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    Note: it's very misleading to have integer variables whose names start with 'str'!
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    Re: Extract small string of text from larger string

    @snb,
    I think you are missing a quote at the start of the msgbox title string.

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    Re: Extract small string of text from larger string

    Thank you both for your replies!

    I'll will post my code once I've finished tidying it up

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