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Change format name with comma

Change format name with comma

Change format name with comma


How can I change Lastname;Firstname;mi to Lastname, Firstname mi?

Thanks in advance.

RE: Change format name with comma

If you have this data in your table:

table: People
Brown; Jack; X
White; Susie; Q

and you want to have:

table: People
Brown, Jack, X
White, Susie, Q

You can simply do:
Update People Set Person = Replace(Person, ';', ',')

Unless you want something completely different...ponder

---- Andy

"Hmm...they have the internet on computers now"--Homer Simpson

RE: Change format name with comma

If you want the first semicolon changed to a comma and the rest changed to a blank, I think this will do it.
Full disclosure - not tested.


... substr(Person, 1, instr(person,';')- 1 )||', '||REPLACE(substr(person,instr(person,';')+1),';',' ') ... 

RE: Change format name with comma

The code was working. Maybe the problem is where I run it. I'm running it on foxpro v9 but the tables I used is from an oracle db.

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