Using the RIGHT Function
In this tutorial you will learn how to use the RIGHT Function.
The RIGHT function returns a String containing a specified number of characters from the right side of a string.
=RIGHT( string, length )
string the value you wish to amend
length the length of characters you wish to return
In this example we will work with a Name.
The result is Rost.
The results using a Query would be
In a Form you could set the Default Value of a Textbox to
=RIGHT("Richard Rost", 4)
In a Form add a TEXTBOX control and rename it "txtRight", then you could add the following in the Load Event.
Private Sub Form_Load()
txtRight = Right("Richard Rost", 4)
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