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SQL RTRIM function



fixed

I have a character field in a large database file where some of the data is
_not_ right-justified, and needs to be.

I was hoping to do something like this:



Update library.file

Set field=Rtrim(field)

Where field>'' and substr(field,x,x)=' ' (i.e. last rightmost character is
blank)



The statement executes (running as an SQL script in Navigator for i) but the
data is not altered. Is this an improper application of the function?



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Buzz Fenner

Business Systems Analyst/Systems Administrator

City Water & Light

870.930.3374 | 870.219.5229

bfenner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx








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