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SQL needed to find character length for each record of a field

Posted on 2008-06-23
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Hi, I need to run a query that will tell the length of characters for each record; so:
fieldA = somedata
fieldB = somemoredata
Then the query would return:
fieldA = 8
fieldB = 12
Can anyone assist?
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Question by:jimshock
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 300 total points
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select len(fieldA), len(fieldB) from yourtable
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by:chapmandew
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something like this...you'll need to do it for each field

select len(ltrim(rtrim(fieldname)))
from yourtablename
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by:jimshock
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Thanks!!!
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