|string||An expression that resolves to a string from which the rightmost characters are returned.|
|length||An expression that resolves to a positive integer indicating how many characters to return. If 0, a zero-length string ("") is returned. Fractional numbers are truncated to an integer. If greater than or equal to the number of characters in string, the entire string is returned. No padding is performed.|
The RIGHT function returns the specified number of characters counting backwards from the end (right end) of a string. If you specify a length greater than the string length, the entire string is returned. To determine the number of characters in string, use the LEN function.
The LEFT function returns the specified number of characters from the beginning (left end) of a string.
The following example uses the RIGHT function to return a specified number of characters from the right side of a string:
AnyString = "Hello World" PRINT RIGHT(AnyString,1); ! Returns "d" PRINT RIGHT(AnyString,5); ! Returns "World" PRINT RIGHT(AnyString,20); ! Returns "Hello World"