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Language: SQL Server
Expertise: Beginner
Nov 30, 1999

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Truncating the Last Five Characters in a Field

Question:
How do I truncate the last five characters in a field? (The string length varies from row to row.)

Answer:
Try something along these lines:

select left(myfield, datalength(myfield)-5)
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