INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Newbie Question

Newbie Question

(OP)
I have a query that is returning some data with some code concatenated in front as such:


CODE

rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\uc0\deff0{\fonttbl {\f0\froman\fcharset0\fprq2 Times New Roman;} {\f1\froman\fcharset2\fprq2 Symbol;}} {\colortbl;\red1\green0\blue0;\red255\green255\blue255;} {\*\generator TX_RTF32 10.1.323.501;} \deftab1134\pard\qj\li120\ri240\tx720\tx1440\tx2160\tx2880\tx3600\tx4320\tx5040\tx5760\tx6480\tx7200\tx7920\tx8640\tx9360\tx10080\plain\f0\fs24\cf1\tab  Then the data is placed here.

How can I get rid of the preceding text?
 

RE: Newbie Question

What is your SQL statement?  If your query is just the field (with no other information), it seems that there's a lot more data in the column than you are expecting.  If the data you need starts at the same place you can use the substring functions to get what you need.   

Mirtheil
Certified Pervasive Developer
Certified Pervasive Technician
http://www.mirtheil.com

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close