How to trim / truncate numeric data from an alfanumeric field ?

Hello, this one is killing me ! Pleae help....
I'm new on Crystal Reports and use the dutch version, don't know the english names. Sorry :-(

I have this table with alfanumeric fields. It contains data like
J100
Amerika 995
678.95


I only need the numeric part (100, 995, 678,95)
 Any idea how to achieve this ?

Regards
Mario Hoedemakers
ictdokAsked:
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peter57rCommented:
Is the number you want to get ALWAYS at the end of the string?
ictdokAuthor Commented:
Yes, but the lenght is not always the same ;-(
Mike McCrackenSenior ConsultantCommented:
Try this formula

mlmcc
WhilePrintingRecords;
Local StringVar HasNumber := {YourStringField};
Local numbervar Index := 1;

while Index <= Len(HasNumber) AND Not NumericText(HasNumber[Index]) do
   Index := Index + 1;

if Index <= Len(HasNumber) then
   Mid(HasNumber,Index)
else
   "no number"

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ictdokAuthor Commented:
wow, perfect. That works fine !
So it was not as simple as i hoped it would be ... at least for me :-)

Thanks again !
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