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VBA Searching within strings for the presence of substrings

Use InStr to determine if a string contains a substring

Const baseString As String = "Foo Bar"
Dim containsBar As Boolean
'Check if baseString contains "bar" (case insensitive)
containsBar = InStr(1, baseString, "bar", vbTextCompare) > 0
'containsBar = True
'Check if baseString contains bar (case insensitive)
containsBar = InStr(1, baseString, "bar", vbBinaryCompare) > 0
'containsBar = False


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