MID$ - DualBrain/bsharp Wiki

To return a string of m characters from x$ beginning with the nth character.

Syntax

MID$(x$,n[,m])

Comments

n must be within the range of 1 to 255.

m must be within the range of 0 to 255.

If m is omitted, or if there are fewer than m characters to the right of n, all rightmost characters beginning with n are returned.

If n > LEN(x$), MID$ function returns a null string.

If m equals 0, the MID$ function returns a null string.

If either n or m is out of range, an Illegal function call error is returned.

For more information and examples, see the LEFT$ and RIGHT$ functions.

Example

10 A$ = "GOOD"
20 B$ = "MORNING EVENING AFTERNOON"
30 PRINT A$; MID$(B$, 8, 8)
 GOOD EVENING

The last line concatenates (joins) the A$ string to another string with a length of eight characters, beginning at position 8 within the B$ string.