Len Function

Syntax:

Len(S$)

OR

Len(usertypevar)

Group:

String

Description:

Return the number of characters in S$.

NOTE
: A similar function, LenB, returns the number of bytes in the string. For a usertypevar, LenB returns the number of bytes of memory occupied by the variable's data.

Parameter

Description

S$

Return the number of chars in this string value. If this value is Null then Null is returned.

usertypevar

Return the number of bytes required to store this user type variable. If the user type has any dynamic String and Variant elements the length returned may not be as big as the actual number of bytes required.

  

See Also:

InStr( ), InStrRev( ), Left$( ), Mid$( ), Replace$( ), Right$( ).

Example:


Sub Main
  Debug.Print Len("Hello") ' 5
End
Sub