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Embedding a Function in a SQL string in Access

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by jimml, Apr 1, 2004.

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  1. jimml

    jimml Thread Starter

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    Is it possible to have a FUNCTION within the SELECT portion of a SQL string. MID, LEFT, and RIGHT all work OK. If it is possible, how do you create the string with the FUNCTION in it ?
     
  2. THoey

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    Did you try something like:

    SELECT LEFT(MyTable.MyField, 5)
    FROM MyTable
     
  3. jimml

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    Yes LEFT, RIGHT, and MID functions work ok. I am trying to embed a function I created and am having no luck .
     
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