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I have the follwoing data in the table.

wID
WS-1000
IS-1001
MS-10001

Two letters, a hyphen then number 4 to 5 digits. How can I select the maximum number from the digit part?

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Try:
SELECT @NId = MAX(CAST(SUBSTRING(field, 4, len(field)) as INT))  FROM [table];
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