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I have data like this

XXXX
XXXX DESC
YYYYY TEXT
ZZZZZZZZ TREWW

I want out as below

XXXX
XXXX
YYYYY
ZZZZZZZZ

I want query for above using sqlserver 2005
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 250 total points
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you mean, take all until first space, if any?
select left(yourfield, charindex(' ', yourfield + ' ') - 1) from yourtable

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Great it worked
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