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Hi, I have a whole string of values separated by a delimiter(e.g. space) like:
Hello World How Are You
My codes are as below:

var param = _arrGlobal.substring(_arrGlobal.lastIndexOf(' ') + 1);
alert(param);

How can I retrieve the word "You" which is after the last delimiter?
I have tried indexOf() or lastIndexOf() but cannot really do it.

What I have tried:

1. Tried indexOf() and lastIndexOf().
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Updated 3-Aug-16 17:16pm
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Jamie888 3-Aug-16 22:24pm    
I have tried to inspect. Error saying substring is not a method.
Patrice T 3-Aug-16 22:31pm    
Use Improve question to update your question.
Jamie888 4-Aug-16 1:31am    
Found out to be missing conversion for the _arrGlobal.
var param1 = _arrGlobal.toString();
var param = param1.substring(param1.lastIndexOf(' ') + 1);
alert(param);

1 solution

try this

JavaScript
var text = 'Hello World How Are You'
       var array = text.split(' ');
       var data = array[array.length - 1]; // you
 
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Jamie888 4-Aug-16 1:23am    
Thank you sir for your info. I have found the root cause error on the above question. It is due to I must convert the _arrGlobal into string(e.g. _arrGlobal.toString()) before substring it. Then the error message would disappear. Anyway, I will mark your answer as solution here. Thank you again.

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