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cvishu

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:07 am
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Hi ,

Formula => Part1+Part2=Part3

SELECT SUBSTR(Formula ,1,5)

can the above select be put inside loop something like below

Do below untill WS-variable < 15 , increrment WS-variable by 5
SELECT SUBSTR(Formula ,WS-Variable,5)
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Rohit Umarjikar

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:59 am
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Use a LOCATE function to get a length/ start point into (WS-Variable) and then do a SubStr.
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