Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

SQL query help with error

Posted on 2014-02-21
6
Medium Priority
?
179 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-21
Ok I am investigating a query that someone developed for my company:

CAST(CAST(SUBSTRING(KeyField, 7, 10) AS BIGINT) AS varchar) AS OrderLineLink

The keyfield column has data such as....
0000230008    retult....    8
0000290004    result....   4

but now im getting data in the Keyfield such as...

000023AER8

This is obv causing a crash. If the conversion is not possible how can I get it to use null?
0
Comment
Question by:deanlee17
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:Pratima Pharande
ID: 39876329
try only

SUBSTRING(KeyField, 10, 10) AS OrderLineLink
0
 

Author Comment

by:deanlee17
ID: 39876338
Can you explain how its working?
0
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:Pratima Pharande
ID: 39876348
SUBSTRING(KeyField, 10, 10)

this will give you last charater in the given string

your string have length 10 , this formula provide last charater of it
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:deanlee17
ID: 39876364
Actually, sorry to change the question slightly, but ive just noticed it needs to start far right and move left until it hits aa zero, so....

0000290004  = 4
0000290014  = 14
0000290144  = 144

Thank you.
0
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
Pratima Pharande earned 2000 total points
ID: 39876432
try this

charIndex( '0',Reverse(KeyField)),Substring (KeyField ,Len(KeyField)- charIndex( '0',Reverse(KeyField))+2,Len(KeyField))
0
 

Author Comment

by:deanlee17
ID: 39876447
Thank you
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Composite queries are used to retrieve the results from joining multiple queries after applying any filters. UNION, INTERSECT, MINUS, and UNION ALL are some of the operators used to get certain desired results.​
This post looks at MongoDB and MySQL, and covers high-level MongoDB strengths, weaknesses, features, and uses from the perspective of an SQL user.
In a question here at Experts Exchange (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29062564/Adobe-acrobat-reader-DC.html), a member asked how to create a signature in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (the free Reader product, not the paid, full Acrobat produ…
With just a little bit of  SQL and VBA, many doors open to cool things like synchronize a list box to display data relevant to other information on a form.  If you have never written code or looked at an SQL statement before, no problem! ...  give i…
Suggested Courses

572 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