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Using a function to parse/return the Nth field of a delimited column


Using a function to parse/return the Nth field of a delimited column

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john.burnette
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There is a slight problem with your first IF statement if you truly intend for the delimiter to be "... any weird combination of characters that you think is unique to the source file..."

The statement would need to be changed to:

IF right(@EntString,LEN(@Delimiter))<>@Delimiter

otherwise your delimiter is limited to 1 character
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Is there any way of adapting this so that the query took for example the 5th value after a certain value came up in a delimited string? With the certain value arising fairly often.
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Thanks for the script.
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