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SELECT only non-numeric values in mysql column

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Hello,

A certain column in a mysql table has the follwoing records:

1E90HI
iMJ001
TR001
12091
GH248
90923
ASPLM
98998
012980
...

I want to run a SELECT statement that will show only alphanumeric and text values (see below). How do I do this?

1E90HI
iMJ001
TR001
GH248
ASPLM

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Roger Baklund earned 2000 total points
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You can use a regular expression. Try this:
SELECT * FROM MyTable WHERE MyCol REGEXP '[^0-9]';

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Thanks cxr!
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