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problems using charindex function


problems using charindex function

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Ummm, ok, stupid question or stupid person ?? Why is the following not working? Or why is the position of the 'and' string not being found?

declare @charpos int
declare @searchterm nvarchar(max)
SET @searchterm = 'blood and sweat'

set @charpos = charindex(@SearchTerm,'and')

IF (@charpos = 0) --Check to make sure string position was found
BEGIN
print 'charindex not working as I think it should Smile '
print cast(@charpos as varchar(max))
END

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Have some coffee - the expressions are the wrong way round in the function Smile

declare @searchterm nvarchar(200)
SET @searchterm = 'blood and sweat'
SELECT charindex(@SearchTerm,'and'), charindex('and', @SearchTerm)



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Hi,

this is my first reply - wow !

set @charpos = charindex('and',@SearchTerm) instead of
set @charpos = charindex(@SearchTerm,'and')
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wow, i am embarrassed. i guess i need to change my user name. Ermm
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declare @charpos int
declare @searchterm nvarchar(max)
SET @searchterm = 'blood and sweat'

set @charpos = charindex('and', @SearchTerm)

IF (@charpos = 0) --Check to make sure string position was found
BEGIN
print 'charindex not working as I think it should [Smile] '
print cast(@charpos as varchar(max))
END
else
BEGIN
print 'charindex is working [LOL]'
print cast(@charpos as varchar(max))
END



highlight "charindex" in your query panel and press F1

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allrighty, yall are just rubbing it in now
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Wink

What always tends to bring the confusing with charindex/patindex is that is has its arguments in another order then the replace function.

Whenever I need to use anyone of those, F1 is being used w00t

Johan


Dont drive faster than your guardian angel can fly ...
but keeping both feet on the ground wont get you anywhere w00t

- How to post Performance Problems
- How to post data/code to get the best help


- How to prevent a sore throat after hours of presenting ppt ?


press F1 for solution, press shift+F1 for urgent solution :-D


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