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drew.allen
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J. Drew Allen
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Thanks for that QOTD Drew.
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An unexpectedly interesting question about such a simple function, well done, thanks Drew.Smile
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Thanks for this question. I got it wrong so need to study more.

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I would have expected an error, but the error i expected was not in the list of possible answers (given that SQL Server sting functions are 1-based)
so had to dig in and learned something interesting in the process, thanks Drew

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I got a blank! result.


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g.maxfield - Friday, March 9, 2018 3:30 AM
I got a blank! result.


This is what '' two apostrophes with nothing between them means ... nothing. The result was nothing not to be confused with NULL.

Ironically, when I click your screenshot, my screen shows a blank result (no screenshot) in both Edge and Chrome browsers.
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Oh Thanks. Missed the trick.
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nice question to recall the simple function....

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