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Remove Partial Text

Automation Workshop includes the Remove Partial Text Action that allows slicing a piece of text from the provided text string or a variable. The Action can remove a part of text from the beginning, middle, or end of a given text string.

Features & highlights

  • Remove substring from the front, back, or both of the text string (remove characters from left, right, or middle in the text).
  • Trim characters from the middle of a text string (delete the middle part of text).
  • Delete unwanted parts from a text string. Remove first X or last N characters.
  • Remove text by any position. Manipulate a part of the string combining this Action with other Text Actions.

Usage examples

  • Delete substrings between start and end points.
  • Remove a file extension from a filename by removing the last 4 characters, e.g., .csv extension.
  • Remove text after a specific character by using the Find Text and Remove Partial Text together.


  • Text · Provide a text string and set the number of characters to remove.
  • Options · Set the Action state and custom display name, define automated error workarounds, and enable an option to log only critical errors.



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