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Re: SQL question



fixed

Your error is because you have a calculated column with no name...

But your SQL won't give you want you want anyway...this one will

Note I'm using the AS to assign a name

select
CHAR_LENGTH(STRIP(CAT#)) as Len
, count(*) as cnt
from file
where cat# <> ' '

Charles
group by CHAR_LENGTH(STRIP(CAT#))




On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 1:57 PM, Jack Tucky <jacktucky@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I have a file with a catalog# in it. I want to view/print a list of the
lengths of the data within the field. I want one record per length.



The catalog# is defined as 20 characters, I was able to use
CHAR_LENGTH(STRIP(CAT#)) to see the lengths.



How can I make SQL give me one result like this:



Length count

20 1500

19 5000

18 10000

17 20000



Etc.



I tried this but I get an error, Column list required



create table wrk/counter as

(select cat#, CHAR_LENGTH(STRIP(CAT#)) from FILE

where cat# <> ' ') with data



Thanks,



Jack





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