• Subject: Re: Substring in SQL update
  • From: Dave Mahadevan <mahadevan@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Nov 1997 11:25:41 -0500
  • Organization: Stoner and Associates

Jim:

Jim Ackerman wrote:

> Is there a way to use substr when updating with SQL (at v2r3m0 -- we're
> a tad behind the times yet)?  The manual tells how to select using
> substr, but not to update or set.

You should be able to use susbstr on the right hand side of the set.  For
example:

UPDATE FILE2 SET AUSER = SUBSTR(AUSER:1:9)||'X'

SQL does not like the SUBSTR on the left hand side of the equal sign.


--
Thank You.

Regards

Dave Mahadevan.. mailto:mahadevan@fuse.net


+---
| This is the Midrange System Mailing List!
| To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com".
| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAJORDOMO@midrange.com
|    and specify 'unsubscribe MIDRANGE-L' in the body of your message.
| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: david@midrange.com
+---


This thread ...

Replies:

Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2019 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].