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Question removing spaces from a field

Question asked by bartprins on Dec 27, 2013
Latest reply on Dec 27, 2013 by bartprins

Hi there everyone and happy holidays,


I've have three fields which are deliverd by a third party; Name, Initials and Prefix. I want to combine these fields in one field for readabillity.

However these fields have a fixed lenght and are filled with spaces when not used. So for example when the field [Name] has a value of "Doe" the field contains 22 spaces on the left and then holds "Doe".


The field lenghts are Name = 25 Characters

Intials = 6

Prefix = 10

All three fields are padded with spaces.


For one record i know i can do this with left right and middle cause there are fixed places, but i don't know how to do this when the place can be variabel.


Much oblidged for reading this !



Bart Prins