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Last Matching Character Function
String Searches Class

Public Function LastMatchingCharacter( _
      ByVal vStartPos As Variant _
    , ByVal vLine As Variant _
    , ByVal vFindChars As Variant _
    , Optional ByVal vCompare As Variant _
    ) As Variant

Returns the last character within string vLine that matches any of the characters within string vFindChars.

    LastMatchingCharacter(Null, "4455CBA", "12BC") = "B"
    LastMatchingCharacter(Null, "4455CBA", "FGHIJ") = ""
See also:
    LastNonMatchingCharacter Function
    FirstMatchingCharacter Function
    InStrCharactersReverse Function
Like the InStrCharactersReverse function except that it returns the character itself instead of the position of the last match.

vLine: The string which is to be searched from right-to-left for characters that appear in string vFindChars. Function returns Null if vLine is Null or cannot be fixed up to a String.

vFindChars: String containing characters that are to be searched for within string vLine. Function returns Null if vFindChars is Null or cannot be fixed up to a String.

vStartPos: The character position in string vLine where the search is to begin. vStartPos defaults to the position of the last character in the string vLine (the length of the line) if it is Null or cannot be fixed up to a number.

vCompare: Specifies the type of comparison used to find matching characters present in both strings. vCompare defaults to Binary comparisons if it is missing or Null or cannot be fixed up to a number.

Function returns an empty string if none of the characters in string vFindChars appear within string vLine.

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