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Trim Non-Alpha characters from string

By Atif-ullah Sheikh,

Here is the code to trim non-alpha charactersfrom the string. As you can see, this script uses tally table approach. Here is the use;

 

Select dbo.fnTrimNonAlphaCharacters('2131231Atif123123 234234Sheikh6546')

This will give the result 'Atif Sheikh', after trimming the no-alpha characters.

 



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