nthword(
TEXT
,
NUMBER
)

The nthword( function extracts a word from the middle of the text.


Parameters

This function has two parameters:

text – original text.

number – position of the word to extract (1 for first word, 2 for second word, etc.) You can also use a negative number to specify the position from the end of the text (–1 for last word, –2 for second to last, etc.)


Description

This function extracts the nth word from the text. For example nthword(text,4) extracts the fourth word.

nthword("now is the time",1) ☞ now
nthword("now is the time",2) ☞ is
nthword("now is the time",4) ☞ time
nthword("now is the time",-1) ☞ time
nthword("now is the time",-2) ☞ the

Note: This function is equivalent to:

array(thetext,thenum," ")

See Also


History

VersionStatusNotes
10.0UpdatedCarried over from Panorama 6.0, but now allows negative position values to specify the word position from the end of the text.