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I am using CR 16

I sometimes have data with text at the end saying "- Group" eg "abcdefghijk - Group" or 12345 - Group" how do I remove the - Group and leave abcderghijk or 12345

RE: replacing text

Trim(Left({table.field},instr({table.field},”-“)-1)

Be sure to replace my quote marks with your own.

-LB

RE: replacing text

An alternate approach would be:

CODE

Replace({Table.Field}, '- Group', '') 

This would also avoid the problem that would arise if the text had another "-" in it, in addition to the one before "Group"

Cheers
Pete

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