troubleshooting Question

Substring error using charindex

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GPSPOWFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL Server
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Here is a string extraction statement that should work but does not:

substring(Name,1,CHARINDEX(',', Name)-1) AS GuarLname

The data looks similar to this:

SMITH,JOHN

I am getting an Invalid Length Parameter error.

What would be the correct syntax?

Thanks

Glen
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