Return a portion of text (formerly called “Substring”).

Input Fields

  • text: The text containing the segement you want to extract.
  • start at: The position of the first character you want to extract in ‘text’ where 0 is the first character, 1 is the second, and so on.
  • end before: The position one greater than the last character you want to extract. If left blank or the number is greater than or equal to the length, it¬†will extract all the way to the end. If end before is less than start at, the arguments are¬†swapped.

Output Fields

  • segment: The extracted text segement as specified

Examples:

If ‘text’ is Example:

  • start at 0 and end before 2 -> segment Ex
  • start at 2 and end before left empty -> segment ample
  • start at 3 and end before 5 -> segment mp