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Right Issue

Right Issue

Right Issue


I have a formula that takes the right characters of a block of text from a field.

RIGHT ({OrderHeader.DeliveryAddress},7)

If the text at the end is WR14 3PP it is bringing in R14 3PP.

If I change the formula to
RIGHT ({OrderHeader.DeliveryAddress},8)

It does not display them as it appears to be putting in a return in the result. I made the formula result field to Can Grow and this then shows them put puts a blank space above the result so throws all the alignment out.

Is there anything I can out in the formula so it prevent it creating carriage return or whatever it is it is doing and just show the result as expected.


RE: Right Issue




If this doesn't work, replace CHR(10) with CHR(13) - one is a 'carriage return' and one is 'line feed'. There are other characters that have the same result but these seem to be the most commom.

Hope this helps.


RE: Right Issue


Thanks for the reply. I now have my code like below. If I keep it at 7, it shows the majority of the postcode but in some cases it leaves the leading character

So for example it shows a post code of OX5 1JD
But the one below if does not show the W in WR14 3PP

When using 8 it seems to grab then displays WR14 3PP but the OX5 1JD it appears to put a carriage return in and does not show the code due to this reason.


Any more ideas please would be great.


RE: Right Issue

Try doing the replace after the Right 8



RE: Right Issue

Hi Ian

That appears to have worked, thanks to all for the help appreciated.

RE: Right Issue


I have come across a new part to this issue which I am not sure if there is a solution

Some of the text we have noticed as extra spaces in the PostCode, example below. Is there way I can also include extra spaces, so just the Postcode shows, no matter how many spaces.
This code works fin Replace(RIGHT({OrderHeader.DeliveryAddress},8),CHR(10),'') but when the extra space appears it does not show the rest. Thanks

DN15 8TR

RE: Right Issue

Not sure what you mean by extra space. Copied and pasted your sample post code and there was only one space between 15 and 8

What space are you referring too.


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