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  1. #1
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    Aug 2011

    Smile Unanswered: listing data having specific constraints


    I just want to list the data in a 8 variable column whose specifications should be first three variabe must be a character and next five variables must be numeric. For example if the column name is USER_ID and i want to list the values having the data like 'AAANNNN'(ABC12345).

    Can some one help me to sort this out?

    I used the code like

    select * from tablename where substr(USER_ID,1,3) is alpha and substr(USER_ID,4,5) is number

    but no use, these functions are not available.

  2. #2
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    Apr 2006
    Provided Answers: 11
    functions are not available. ??
    select * from tab where substr(col,1,1)='x' and substr(col,4,5)='x'
    for substr which is a character based function you can not specify numbers
    check the doc
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