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Looping through indexof characters

Looping through indexof characters

Looping through indexof characters

I'm new to C# - so I'm having trouble iterating through a string using indexof.

My String: "Hello|There|How|Are|You|"

I'm trying to loop through each found instance of the pipe character: "|" to provide a resultset like this:


Simple and frustrating. But here is the last test code I have:

CODE --> C#

string s = "Hello|There|How|Are|You|";
int sLength = s.LastIndexOf("|");

while (s.IndexOf("|") <= s.Length)
                int startblock = s.IndexOf("|") + 1;
                int endblock = s.IndexOf("|", startblock);

            MessageBox.Show(s.Substring(startblock, endblock - startblock));


I've tried many different versions- but I can't find the correct code to loop through each iteration.
Thanks from a C# newbie.

Also - any site that has great string manipulation samples? I've found a few - but they never seem to show looping or conditional examples. smile

RE: Looping through indexof characters

Why not use Split and loop through the array?


var arr = s.Split('|');
foreach(string chunk in arr)


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