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BUsiness Objects - truncate 11 most right characters of an object

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I have a report in Webi that I need to truncate the 11 chracters on the right.
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if it uses sql on an oracle database try
 substr(xxx,1,length(xxx)-11)
where xxx is the column you want to truncate
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this is in Business Objects
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Sent me in the right direction
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