How to extract a sub-string from a given String value

By | May 30, 2015

You may come across the situation, where you want to extract the substring from a given string. Sage X3 has a special function to extract substring from given String.

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seg$: This function is used to extract a sub-string located between two positions in a character string.

Syntax: seg$( string, start, end )

Parameter details:

  • string: String value from which we need to extract the substring.
  • Start: Numerical integer expression for the position extraction begins.
  • End: Numerical integer expression for the position where extraction stops.

Example: # Extraction of letters of the alphabet between the 2nd and 8th letters; # this program displays “BCDEFGH” ALPHABET = “ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ”

Infbox seg$(ALPHABET, 3, 8)

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