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SQL Query to Extract after 2nd dash in a field

SQL Query to Extract after 2nd dash in a field

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I am trying to extract the 5-digit number out of a field that is formatted in the following manner:

XXXX-###-#####-#########-#

I need to extract the 5-digit number (highlighted) after the second '-' . I'd like to use SUBSTRING if possible in SQL. Help???

RE: SQL Query to Extract after 2nd dash in a field

Have you tried SUBSTRING(<datafield>,10,5) ? This really isn't a SQL forum.

Matt

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