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how can i get onlt the private name?

i am working with ihpad stracture it has a column called name2 which contain private name and family name

ihpad-name2 - xxxx xxxxxx ( like Bill Clinton )

how can i cut only the first name from ihpad-name2 .


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    Posted on Dec 22, 2008 at 12:04 PM

    Hi Ami

    You can use SPLIT statement for this (if it has a space/separator between private name and family name)

    ex: SPLIT name2 AT ' ' INTO priv_name fam_name.

    and use the required variable wherever you need.



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