The following built-in Rexx String Manipulating Functions analyse a string supplied in the argument (or a variable representing a string) and return a particular value.
|Returns a string indicating if one string is equal to the specified number of leading characters of another string.
|Returns a string after deleting a specified number of characters, starting at a specified point in the input string.
|Returns a string after deleting a specified number of words, starting at a specified word in the input string.
|This function is provided only by TSO. Returns the word number of the first word of a specified phrase found within the input string.
|This function is provided only by TSO. Returns the character position of the first character of a specified string found in the input string.
|Returns a character string after inserting one input string into another string after a specified character position.
|Returns the starting character position of the last occurrence of one string in another.
|Returns the length of the input string.
|Returns a string that is the target string overlaid by a second input string.
|Returns the character position of one string in another.
|Returns a character string, the characters of which are in reverse order (swapped end for end).
|Returns a character string after removing leading or trailing characters or both from the input string.
|Returns a portion of the input string beginning at a specified character position.
|Returns a portion of the input string starting at a specified word number.
|Returns a character string with each character of the input string translated to another character or unchanged.
|Returns a number indicating whether an input string is composed only of characters from another input string or returns the character position of the first unmatched character.
|Returns a word from an input string as indicated by a specified number.
|Returns the character position in an input string of the first character in the specified word.
|Returns the length of a specified word in the input string.
|Returns the word number of the first word of a specified phrase in the input string.
|Returns the number of words in the input string.