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Old January 30th, 2018, 01:46 AM
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Default Remove a specific word from a text string

Hi out there; my first question is this: How can I make a rule that removes a specific word from a text string and make a new variable out of the remaining text.
Help is appreciated here!
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Old January 30th, 2018, 09:56 AM
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return ReplaceSubstring(Field("string"),'texttoreplace', 'replacementtext');
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Old January 31st, 2018, 02:48 AM
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Thanks! Works great.
1 question about the search and replace field;
Can I use a "wildcard" in the texttoreplace field as a part of it?
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Old January 31st, 2018, 09:42 AM
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Thanks! Works great.
1 question about the search and replace field;
Can I use a "wildcard" in the texttoreplace field as a part of it?
You can do that with JavaScript's String.replace function and a Regular Expression.

You can find lots of examples online by searching for "JavaScript replace wildcard", such as:
http://www.brighthub.com/internet/we...les/85831.aspx

If you have a more specific question about how to replace something, then I, or someone else here, could provide a more specific answer.
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Thanks for your answer; The problem I now have is that the word I want to replace is mostly "Location" and sometimes "location" so I was looking for a way to use a wildcard for the first letter like "*ocation" but that does not work. Maybe You can show me the right way to do that as a part of the replace substring code. Thanks in advance!
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var Var1 = Field("name");

return Var1.replace(/([lL]ocation)+/g,"test");
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var Var1 = Field("name");

return Var1.replace(/([lL]ocation)+/g,"test");
Or just add the "i" flag to the Regular Expression to do a case-insensitive match/replacement:
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return Field("YourFieldName").replace(/location/gi, "new text");
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Old February 9th, 2018, 02:47 AM
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Thanks four your great help! It works perfect!!
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