convert text o numbers or dates

Ver101

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Hi guys,

How can i separate numbers from text and convert to dates?

example, Fieldname : Code Batchdate
01012012_1 01012012

how will i separate the date from "code" field



Thanks
 

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Trevor G

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Can you suggest how you want to see the end result from your example.
 

Ver101

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I want to remove any values to the right of underscore and including the underscore from the text ("01012012_01) and be remained as 01012012
 

Joe4

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Try this calculated field in a query (replace "MyField" with the name of your field).

Code:
MyDate: Left([MyField],InStr([MyField],"_")-1)
 

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