VBScript - Strings


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Strings are a sequence of characters, which can consist of alphabets or numbers or special characters or all of them. A variable is said to be a string if it is enclosed within double quotes " ".

Syntax

variablename = "string"

Examples

str1 = "string"   ' Only Alphabets
str2 = "132.45"   ' Only Numbers
str3 = "!@#$;*"  ' Only Special Characters
Str4 = "Asc23@#"  ' Has all the above

String Functions

There are predefined VBScript String functions, which help the developers to work with the strings very effectively. Below are String methods that are supported in VBScript. Please click on each one of the methods to know in detail.

Function Name Description
InStr Returns the first occurrence of the specified substring. Search happens from left to right.
InstrRev Returns the first occurrence of the specified substring. Search happens from Right to Left.
Lcase Returns the lower case of the specified string.
Ucase Returns the Upper case of the specified string.
Left Returns a specific number of characters from the left side of the string.
Right Returns a specific number of characters from the Right side of the string.
Mid Returns a specific number of characters from a string based on the specified parameters.
Ltrim Returns a string after removing the spaces on the left side of the specified string.
Rtrim Returns a string after removing the spaces on the right side of the specified string.
Trim Returns a string value after removing both leading and trailing blank spaces.
Len Returns the length of the given string.
Replace Returns a string after replacing a string with another string.
Space Fills a string with the specified number of spaces.
StrComp Returns an integer value after comparing the two specified strings.
String Returns a String with a specified character the specified number of times.
StrReverse Returns a String after reversing the sequece of the characters of the given string.


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