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Extract values from a string using a delimiter

By Tim Sneller,

There are many occasions in programs where you need to manipulate strings of characters that are delimited by a particular character, such as a comma, or a space. This function enables you to extract a substring from the string at a specified occurence of the delimter.

declare @Data varchar(255)
set @Data = 'A,B,C,D,E'
print dbo.field(@data,',',2,2)


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