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Hello everyone

I have a text like that "Hello-World-Thanks" ..

Using split I can extract the first word Split(strName,"-")(0)

How can I color the second half of the extracted text?

So as in the example the extracted text is "Hello" >> 5 letters >> so 5 / 2 = 2.5 (rounded up to 3) so >> the letters "llo" should be colored

and at the same time keep all the text in the string

Simply the final result will be the same text "Hello-World-Thanks" with "llo" colored

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by Skilled (749 points)
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Assuming you want to display the text in an Excel cell like A1, try this:

strName = "Hello-World-Thanks"
With ActiveSheet.Range("A1")
    .Font.ColorIndex = 1 ' black
    .Value = Split(strName, "-")(0)
    n = Len(.Value)
    k = n / 2
    .Characters((k + 1), (n - k + 1)).Font.ColorIndex = 3 ' red
End With


by Expert (892 points)

Thanks a lot. You put the first word only and I need to put the whole text "Hello-World-Thanks" in A1 for example and color the letters "llo" only

I could fix it by editing the two lines

    .Value = strName
    n = Len(Split(strName, "-")(0))

Thank you very much for great help.

Best Regards

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