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trim string to everything after:

Posted on 2013-12-02
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I need to trim this string to everything after the :
the string is:

_KW_COST_247:.07

What I want left is .07 and then to convert it to a double.
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You can get the value .07 like this:
select substr(my_column, instr(my_column , ':' ) +1)
from my_table

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