Solved

strip characters in field

Posted on 2013-02-04
3
305 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-04
Access 2010

I have a table called "NoPic_Picture_NotAll"
Field called "Material_no" text

In this field I have a list of jpg names...(no actaual pics)

What I need:
I need to delete the ".JPG" FROM Every record in this field.

1a003.jpg
10a255.jpg
3aa34.jpg

So the result would be:
1a003
10a255
3aa34



Thanks
fordraiders
0
Comment
Question by:fordraiders
3 Comments
 
LVL 26

Accepted Solution

by:
jerryb30 earned 400 total points
ID: 38851544
update someTable set somefield = replace(someField, ".jpg", "")
0
 
LVL 13

Assisted Solution

by:Surone1
Surone1 earned 100 total points
ID: 38851545
"update NoPic_Picture_NotAll set Material_no = replace(Material_no,'.jpg','')"

or if you donot want to modify the table and just  display the modified sting in a query use:

replace(Material_no,'.jpg','') as MatNo
0
 
LVL 3

Author Closing Comment

by:fordraiders
ID: 38851563
Thanks folks
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

In Debugging – Part 1, you learned the basics of the debugging process. You learned how to avoid bugs, as well as how to utilize the Immediate window in the debugging process. This article takes things to the next level by showing you how you can us…
Describes a method of obtaining an object variable to an already running instance of Microsoft Access so that it can be controlled via automation.
Familiarize people with the process of retrieving data from SQL Server using an Access pass-thru query. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the ways that you can retrieve data from a SQL Server is by using a pa…
Using Microsoft Access, learn some simple rules for how to construct tables in a relational database. Split up all multi-value fields into single values: Split up fields that belong to other things into separate tables: Make sure that all record…

863 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now