Powerbuilder (PowerScript) command that is equivalent to VB's Instr command

I'm looking for a Powerbuilder (PowerScript) command that is
equivalent to VB's Instr command.

I need to use it in the below process that I'm converting
from VB to PB.  Thanks very much for any help!

Private Sub Form_Load ()
   Buffer$ = Buffer$ & MSComm1.Input
   Loop Until InStr(Buffer$, "OK" & vbCRLF)
   ' Read the "OK" response data in the serial port.
   ' Close the serial port.
   MSComm1.PortOpen = False
End Sub
10/22/2004 7:13:43 PM
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How about Pos?

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Finds one string within another string.
Pos   A separate function provides an alternative syntax for DBCS


Pos ( string1, string2 {, start } )

Argument Description
string1 The string in which you want to find string2.
string2 The string you want to find in string1.
 (optional) A long indicating where the search will begin in string1. The
default is 1.
Return value

Long. Returns a long whose value is the starting position of the first
occurrence of string2 in string1 after the position specified in start. If
string2 is not found in string1 or if start is not within string1, Pos
returns 0. If any argument's value is NULL, Pos returns NULL.
<Jim Smith> wrote in message news:41795be7.1848.1681692777@sybase.com...
> I'm looking for a Powerbuilder (PowerScript) command that is
> equivalent to VB's Instr command.
> I need to use it in the below process that I'm converting
> from VB to PB.  Thanks very much for any help!
> Private Sub Form_Load ()
> ...
>    Do
>       DoEvents
>    Buffer$ = Buffer$ & MSComm1.Input
>    Loop Until InStr(Buffer$, "OK" & vbCRLF)
>    ' Read the "OK" response data in the serial port.
>    ' Close the serial port.
>    MSComm1.PortOpen = False
> End Sub

10/22/2004 7:40:12 PM
A good question for the powerbuilder.powerscript section.

On 22 Oct 2004 12:13:43 -0700, Jim Smith wrote:

>I'm looking for a Powerbuilder (PowerScript) command that is
>equivalent to VB's Instr command.
>I need to use it in the below process that I'm converting
>from VB to PB.  Thanks very much for any help!
>Private Sub Form_Load ()
>   Do
>      DoEvents
>   Buffer$ = Buffer$ & MSComm1.Input
>   Loop Until InStr(Buffer$, "OK" & vbCRLF)
>   ' Read the "OK" response data in the serial port.
>   ' Close the serial port.
>   MSComm1.PortOpen = False
>End Sub

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