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What is a Tablix?
The term "Tablix" can mean different things to different people. However, in the Microsoft realm it refers to the ability of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) to combine a table and a matrix together.
String manipulation in VB2005 is fairly simple. However, things can get a little tricky with the double quote character. How do you look for it in a string? How can you insert into a string? How do you remove it from a string? These are questions that may lead to confusion if you don't know what you're looking for.
Ironically enough, in VB the double quote can also be used as an escape character when searching for it in a string. For example:
Dim strTest As String strTest = """123""" 'Displays "123" (double quotes appear in the final result) strTest = """""123""" 'Displays ""123" (double quotes appear in the final result) strTest = "test\""test" 'Displays test\"test strTest = "test""test" 'Displays test"test
In cases where you want to insert a double quote character, simply reference it unicode character designation, chr(34).…