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Hi Guys,
I need to break the following string into different columns
'XXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007.'
I am trying to write it using instr and substr , but having some issues .
Is there any other way to do this. If not can someone help me , below is the query that i am working on
SELECT SUBSTR ('XXXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007', 1, INSTR ('XXXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007', '.', 1) - 1) col1,
SUBSTR ('XXXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007',
INSTR ('XXXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007', '.', 1) + 1,
INSTR ('XXXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007', '.', 1, 2)
- INSTR ('XXXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007', '.', 1)
- 1
) col2,
SUBSTR ('XXXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007',
INSTR ('XXXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007', '.', -1, 2) + 1,
INSTR ('XXXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007', '.', -1, 1)
- INSTR ('XXXXXX.0001.09011.0001.00002.03.0004.0005.0006.00007', '.', -1, 2)
- 1
) col3
from dual
It is very urgent.
Thanks in advance.

Answers

npejavar wrote:
It is very urgent.
It doesn't look urgent, you could simply read the manuals for instr and substr or describe any issues or errors you are having, or post sample data so people could help you more easily, or format your code so it is more readable, but you don't bother to do any of those things so if it isn't important to you to extend any effort, why would it be important to us?
If it was really urgent it would be a violation of the conditions of use of these forums.
http://www.catb.org/esr/faqs/smart-questions.html#urgent
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