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Getting parts of string with for loop

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Hi hopefully u can help me!
I have the attached string (picture) and now i want to get from every string in every column the word between the last \ and dot. So for example for the first column i would like to get Gös-Schb2_Ma142-Schb.
The problem is that i will have files later with a different pattern. So its important that i can find with the code the last backslash and dot. My code is:
pointLocation = strfind(A, '.');
underlineLocation = strfind(A, '\');
firstPart = A(underlineLocation(end):pointLocation(end));
But its not working at all...maybe u can help me?
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Mathieu NOE
Mathieu NOE on 5 Mar 2021
hello
so what does your code generate ?
is it possible for you to send a few examples of strings ?

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Prudhvi Peddagoni
Prudhvi Peddagoni on 8 Mar 2021
Hi,
As Stephen Cobeldick pointed out. fileparts function does exactly what you are looking for. the second output, name, is the part of the string that is after last '/' and before last '.'. So you can get the strings from a table and give it to this function.
Hope this helps.

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