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Crystal report request to show all part_id's with product-code and an alpha character in Eng_master_id

Posted on 2013-12-09
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I have  a request to write a report that will return all Part_Id's that have both a product_Code and an alpha character in the Eng_Master_Id field. using the select expert how do i do this? This is what i got now and it no work:

({PART.ENGINEERING_MSTR}) LIKE '^[A-Za-z0-9]+$' and
NOT ISNULL ({PART.PRODUCT_CODE})
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Question by:wallis34
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by:mlmcc
ID: 39706330
When you say it has an ALPHA character in the Eng_Master_ID field are you saying that it not a number or that it has at least 1 character that is A-Z?

Can it have special characters? or are they alphanumeric fields (made from A-Z (either case) and 0-9)?

You can try

Not IsNumeric({PART.ENGINEERING_MSTR}) 
AND
NOT ISNULL ({PART.PRODUCT_CODE})

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mlmcc
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by:wallis34
ID: 39706440
Thanks, that looks good, but there are still many records with blank product codes and actually blank engineering mstr fields. I have atached a couple screen shots please let me know if you want to see other stuff.  TIA!
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mlmcc earned 500 total points
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Are you sure the fields are NULL and not the empty string or one or more blanks?

Try

(
    NoT IsNull(PART.ENGINEERING_MSTR}) 
    AND
    Length(Trim(PART.ENGINEERING_MSTR}) > 0
    AND
    Not IsNumeric({PART.ENGINEERING_MSTR}) 
)
AND
(
    NOT ISNULL ({PART.PRODUCT_CODE})
     AND
    Length(Trim({PART.PRODUCT_CODE})) > 0
)

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mlmcc
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by:wallis34
ID: 39706654
This got it, your awesome, thanks!
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