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selecting 30 byte field in a 40 byte var

 
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PrabakarV

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:54 pm    Post subject: selecting 30 byte field in a 40 byte var
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the column length is 30 bytes. I want to select it as 40 byte field using query. is it possible to select in a way like i said above... i tried with substr... but it could not go beyond 30 bytes....
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 5:16 pm    Post subject:
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please re-read your post. if it makes any sense to you then I am very confused.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 5:20 pm    Post subject:
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Prabakar,

Did you try using CONCAT.

Eg:-
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CONCAT(column,'spacesspaces')


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Sushanth
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 6:13 pm    Post subject:
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thank u very much Sushanth... it works icon_smile.gif
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