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excluding specific characters from a field

Posted on 2005-05-12
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Last Modified: 2010-03-19
I have a table witn say 1,000,000 records I want to exclide the character "." from the fields leaving no space.

in fixpro the idea would be replace all field with chrtran(field,".","")

Is is simple and fast, any equivalent in MS-SQL
Question by:robrodp
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Anthony Perkins earned 2000 total points
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>>Is is simple and fast, any equivalent in MS-SQL<<
It is simple, whether it is fast, will depend a great deal on the number of rows that need to be updated.

Update TableName
Set ColumnName = REPLACE(ColumnName, '.', '')
Where CHARINDEX('.', ColumnName) > 0


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