Table - Field Size Change

Moxioron

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Hello all.

I have a seventeen digit field in a table that I want to trim down to fourteen. The date is led by three spaces. When I change the field size to fourteen it goes from right to left. How can I do it the other way..from left to right, so I can trim data on the front of the number?

Thanks for your help.
 

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Norie

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I wouldn't change the field size to trim data, try using an UPDATE query with the string functions Mid, Left, Right etc.
 
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