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Old May 11th, 2006, 11:06 AM
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Default rtrim, ltrim and len

Hi All,

Nothing to do with the web.

I am producing a simple data entry form. A column is supposed to take in 9 digits from scan reading students ID cards and storing it.

e.g., if a student ID card contains B000067465-X, I want it to be able to knock off the initial B and the last two digits -X leaving just 9 numeric characters 000067465.

Can this be done at the rule validation table creation level or not. If possible, how?

This would just save me eventually writing VB codes.



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Not, I'm afraid.

Validation only responds to a true or false condition, and the only responses are nothing, or squawk about it.

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