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Brittney10
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Posted - 04/01/2013 :  18:24:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I need to add zeros to the front of two words, or numbers, that are before or after an asterisk depending on the length of each string . The digits before the asterisk should have a total length of 5 and the digits after the asterisk should have a total count of 6. To makeup the appropriate 5 or 6 length when digits/numbers are missing, a zero should be appended to the front of the string. The asterisk should also be completely stripped from the string in the final output.

For example:

1234*12345 would become 01234012345.

123*1234 would become 00123001234.

Thanks for the help in advance.

James K
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3555 Posts

Posted - 04/01/2013 :  21:56:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
	RIGHT('00000'+LEFT(YourColumn,CHARINDEX('*',YourColumn)-1),5) +
	+RIGHT('00000'+STUFF(YourColumn,1,CHARINDEX('*',YourColumn),''),5)
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