Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

sql left and charindexfunction

Posted on 2011-09-20
3
Medium Priority
?
248 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Can anyone please tell why this is erroring out

select            
case  
when isnumeric(left('2022AVEQENSLEY',case when charindex(char(32),'2022AVEQENSLEY')
            =0 then 2
            else charindex(char(32),'2022AVEQENSLEY') end -1)) = 1
then left('2022AVEQENSLEY',charindex(char(32),'2022AVEQENSLEY')-1)
else replace(replace('2022AVEQENSLEY',char(32),''),'.','')
end
      
0
Comment
Question by:baylar
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Ephraim Wangoya
ID: 36571124

This returns 0
charindex(char(32),'2022AVEQENSLEY')

Then you actually reduce it by -1
else charindex(char(32),'2022AVEQENSLEY') end -1))

You can not pass -1 to CHARINDEX function
0
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
QPR earned 2000 total points
ID: 36571125
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:baylar
ID: 36571246
Awesome works the way I want.
Thanks
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article shows gives you an overview on SQL Server 2016 row level security. You will also get to know the usages of row-level-security and how it works
Ready to get certified? Check out some courses that help you prepare for third-party exams.
This videos aims to give the viewer a basic demonstration of how a user can query current session information by using the SYS_CONTEXT function
Viewers will learn how to use the INSERT statement to insert data into their tables. It will also introduce the NULL statement, to show them what happens when no value is giving for any given column.

618 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question