How to remove extra spaces from a column

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How to remove extra spaces from a column

Post by sandeepforever007 » Thu Jun 12, 2014 3:43 pm

Hi Team,

We are using unload utility to unload the data from the tables and sort the extracted data as per the req

Found that there is null issue accuring for the 2 columns mentioned

Pls find the code used for the same

1. Th code mentioned below is used to extract first name from the name and save it as varchar(15)

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 CAST(RTRIM(SUBSTR(ColumnName,1,LOCATE(' ',ColumnName)-1)) 
 AS VARCHAR(15)),    
2. This column is to display decimal column and varchar col and replace the decimal point with space .

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AS VARCHAR(14) ),'.','')||'"'        

Found that the query is giving null space for eg as shown below

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for this column the size is 15 and after name all the spaces are shown as above

The same is the case with the other column

The target system is not accepting the file because of this issue.
Could you please help us resolve this issue


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Post by watsonsaho » Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:17 am

Your making me think. What to do about it, you have to say on the topic.

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