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Old March 13th, 2007, 03:52 PM
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I am wanting to extract data from a column either by specifying the length of the data or when the data ends with ????

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You can use RIGHT and LEN methods to get the right most charecters and the total length of the string.

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You can use SUBSTRING function of SQL. Also look for String functions in Books online to choose the one that fits your requirement the most.
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Select Substring(col1, 1, 15) from Table_Name
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