# Instr function returns the position where one string begins within another string : String Function « Data Type « VBA / Excel / Access / Word

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Instr function returns the position where one string begins within another string
 ```  Sub InstrExample()   Debug.Print InStr("A Balter", "Balter") 'Returns 8   Debug.Print InStr("Hello", "l") 'Returns 3   Debug.Print InStr("c:\my documents\my file.txt", "\") 'Returns 3 End Sub  ```
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