Form Expression Form Expression mauzj (Programmer) (OP) 2 May 02 04:42 I'm editing a form expression, and need to display the right part of a string.e.g. display "aaa" from the string "Word - aaa".How do I do this? I have no documention and don't know which language is used.Thanks!Jon. RE: Form Expression reisw (IS/IT--Management) 3 May 02 12:56 In the current 7.1.x products there is no built-in function to do what you want. You will have to use an ApplySimple and use the built in functions of your database to perform the trimming. In 7i i believe ther are more functions that allow you to do string manipulations so if you are using that version you won't have to do it on the database side. RE: Form Expression nlim (IS/IT--Management) 6 May 02 12:25 ltrim and rtrim are available in 7i. so is substr.