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Old 02-06-2003, 08:18 AM   #1
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Default indexOf() syntax - help please !!!

I have a bunch of mc's, instance name is 1st, 2nd 3rd and so on.
I want to display the names in a textBox ( called label) as 1, 2, 3, and so on.

So my code is/should be

label = _name.indexOf( what should I put in here to remove the last 2 letters )

if I put label = _name.indexOf("st");
this works well with 1st, but (obviously) not with 2nd

I have done search here and looked at the AS dic, but cannot find what I am looking for

Any help, as ever, greatly appreciated


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