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foliater

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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2006 7:40 pm
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let us assume we have

x = 'fivestar'

i need to replace 'star' in 'fivestar' by 'sun'

can anyone help me regarding this....
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unicorn

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PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2006 11:08 am
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The following code should help you....

/*=============REXX============== */
a = 'star'
b = 'sun'
x = 'fivestar'
p = pos(a,x)
x = delstr(x,p,length(a))
x = insert(b,x,p-1,length(b))
say x
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