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Constraint Violating Yak Guru

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Posted - 05/15/2013 :  00:23:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
how can i convert as below data to text?
Is this in HTML?

<DESC v="hello"/><Dcc::Applicable v="False"/>

Result to text: hello

Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 05/15/2013 :  00:28:02  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
looks like xml to me as i cant see any standard html tags.
You can make use of XML functions for this

like for ex

DECLARE @x xml
SET @x = '<Root><DESC v="hello"/><Dcc::Applicable v="False"/></Root>'

SELECT t.u.value('@v','varchar(10)') AS vvalue
FROM @x.nodes('/Root/DESC') t(u)

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