TSQl - strip last word of string if.

Posted on 2011-10-15
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I'm trying to parse some string input together.

How can I check if the very last word of a phrase is "and" and replace it with "."
I can't use replace() because "and" elsewhere in the phrase is appropriate.

Question by:PMH4514
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    Accepted Solution

    select case when right(urColumn,4 ) = ' and' then Left(urColumn, len(urColumn)-4 )+'.' else urColumn end
    from yourTable

    Author Comment

    ahh, nice and simple. thank you

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