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Derived Field for last 4 digits of the SSN

Derived Field for last 4 digits of the SSN

Derived Field for last 4 digits of the SSN

(OP)
I am trying to create a field in my report that takes the employee's social security number and makes it like this:  xxx-xx-1234.

I thought using derived fields would be the way to go but I can't figure out which of the string functions to use and how to word it...

Can anyone help me?  Thank you.

RE: Derived Field for last 4 digits of the SSN

It depends on the database brand you are using.  What you want to do is string concatenation.

Try this:

'xxx-xx-' || SUBSTR(PERSONAL_DATA.SSN,5,4)

OR

CONCAT('xxx-xx-',SUBSTR(PERSONAL_DATA.SSN,5,4))

Make sure you double click in the data field name from the list of fields in the derived field editor. (Don't just type in PERSONAL_DATA.SSN as the syntax may not be correct)

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RE: Derived Field for last 4 digits of the SSN

(OP)
You are a genius.   Your first example worked beautifully.  Thanks a million!!!

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