You should be able to use substr(). In your case, you would do $newstring = substr($string,10);
Click the link for documentation. http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.substr.php Robbert van Andel =============================== Network Operator NW Regional Operations Center Charter Communications ROC Phone: 866-311-6646 Desk Phone: 360-828-6727 email: DL NW ROC =============================== -----Original Message----- From: Greg [mailto:gregchagnon@;hotmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 9:15 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [PHP] trim strings Hi- Is there return a string with it's first 10 characters stripped? Thanks. _Greg -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php "The information transmitted is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender and delete the material from all computers."