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Posted on 2011-09-06
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trying to display the soc. sec number on this format xxxxxxx1234  just the last four will show and front will show all xxx 's  .. how can I do that in tsql in my query?
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try:

declare @soc_number varchar(11) = '78326486324';
select right('XXXXXXXXXXX' + left(@soc_number,4),11)

XXXXXXX7832
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SELECT LEFT(socsec, LEN(socsec) - 4 ) + RIGHT(socsec,4) FROM yourtable
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leakim971, you need some coffee :)

declare @soc_number varchar(11) = '78326486324';
SELECT LEFT(@soc_number, LEN(@soc_number) - 4 ) + RIGHT(@soc_number,4)

78326486324
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