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Posted - 02/25/2014 :  14:48:47  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi, hope someone can help me out here.

Could anyone tell me the best way to change an output of P0123 to 123? i.e. drop the letter 'P' and also any leading zeros. We have a report that outputs terminal ID's which range from P0001 through to P0536.

I can drop the 'P' easily enough, but being a complete noob with SQL, can't figure out how I can drop the P000 from terminal ID P0001 for example.

Any help much appreciated.



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Posted - 02/25/2014 :  15:29:17  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Probably the easiest way is to CAST the value with the P removed to an Integer.
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Posted - 02/26/2014 :  04:48:29  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Lamprey

Probably the easiest way is to CAST the value with the P removed to an Integer.

Got it, thanks for the pointer
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