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request a max string value as a integer rules

request a max string value as a integer rules

request a max string value as a integer rules


data type is string. So when we use sql command

data sample:5,8,10,20,9,3,89

     select max(kimlik) from table


we want to find "89"

how can we do with interbase.

also we used this "cast()" function like this:

     select max(cast(kimlik as integer)) from table

result: error

please urgenly help.

we apprecite anyhelp!


best regards.

RE: request a max string value as a integer rules

>result: error

WHAT error?

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - the developer tool for InterBase and Firebird

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