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esthera
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Posted - 03/08/2007 :  12:23:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
how can i take a field and remove all commas from teh field

so select name,address from customer but if there is a comma in address it should remove it?

snSQL
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Posted - 03/08/2007 :  12:39:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Use the replace function

SELECT [Name], replace([Address], ',', '') AS [Address]
FROM table1

Edited by - snSQL on 03/08/2007 12:39:31
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Lamprey
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Posted - 03/08/2007 :  12:40:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
SELECT name , REPLACE(address, ',', '') AS address
FROM Customer


-Ryan

EDIT: Dang, too slow. :)

Edited by - Lamprey on 03/08/2007 12:41:21
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esthera
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Posted - 03/08/2007 :  12:41:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
great -- didn't know there was a replace funtion
can i make a strip function to remove commas and # and anything else i see as an issue and then just use that function? would this work? how?
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snSQL
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Posted - 03/08/2007 :  12:57:46  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just call it multiple times

SELECT [Name], replace(replace([Address], ',', ''), '#', '') AS [Address]
FROM table1

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