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Posted on 2011-03-24
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I need to replace the values in a table that have a value of xxx. with xxx (no decimal)
However if there is a number after the decimal I need to leave it alone.
Example  123. should become 123     but 123.4 should stay 123.4
The feild is type Char(9)
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Question by:jtomascak
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cyberkiwi earned 2000 total points
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update tbl
set col = left(col,len(col)-1)
where col like '%.'
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by:Lowfatspread
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update tbl
set col = left(col,len(col)-1)
where rtrim(col) like '%.'
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by:Paul Jackson
ID: 35211672
update tbl
set col = LEFT(col, CHARINDEX('.',col,0)-1) + RIGHT(col, (LEN(col) - CHARINDEX('.',col,0))
WHERE col like '%.'
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by:Paul Jackson
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forget my last post i just reread the question
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by:jtomascak
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That will do it.
this is what happen when you have a Network engineer playing DBA :)

thanks
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