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Middle of String Transformation Properties

SQL Server 2000

Use this dialog box to copy a substring from the source column, transform it, and copy the result to the destination column. You specify the substring by providing a start position and a maximum number of characters to include. Other options are available that allow you to trim white space from the string and change case.

Options

Substring Options

Use these options to locate the substring to be copied.

Start position (1 based)
Define the starting character position (the index starts at the number 1) from which the substring will be copied.
Limit number of characters to
Specify the number of characters to be copied. By default, all characters in the string, including the character in the start position, will be copied (default value of 0).

Trimming Options

Select from which location in the string to remove white space.

Trim leading white space
Remove any white space preceding the first character of the string data.
Trim trailing white space
Remove any white space after the last character of the string data.
Trim embedded white space
Remove any white space in between the first and last characters of the string data.

Case Options

Select whether to change the case of the string data as part of the transformation.

Do not change case
Leave the case of the string data intact after performing any trim operations.
Uppercase
Change the case of the string data to uppercase after performing any trim operations.
Lowercase
Change the case of the string data to lowercase after performing any trim operations.

See Also

Middle of String Transformation

Trim String Transformation

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