How to get part of filename?

Zoticos

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Joined
Jan 29, 2011
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I'm trying to get a part of a filename read into strings.

Sample filename:

\BryceCanyon\canon-picture001-roll-nr3__07-13-2010_08-15-43.jpg

I need to read three different parts of the filename into three strings.

like,

Dim picnr As String ' picture001
Dim picdate As String ' 07-13-2010
Dim pictime As String ' 08-15-43


Thanks for any help!
 

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Warship

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Jul 17, 2007
Messages
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Code:
Sub test()

Dim picnr As String ' picture001
Dim picdate As String ' 07-13-2010
Dim pictime As String ' 08-15-43

Dim fName As String

fName = "\BryceCanyon\canon-picture001-roll-nr3__07-13-2010_08-15-43.jpg"

picnr = Split(fName, "-")(1)
picdate = Split(fName, "_")(2)
pictime = Split(Split(fName, "_")(3), ".")(0)

MsgBox picnr & " // " & picdate & " // " & pictime

End Sub
 

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