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#1 yrrahxob

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Posted 23 November 2003 - 08:45 PM

I have the following query but it doesn\'t work. I get error code 1064.

SELECT * FROM `aud_desc` order by substr(aud_code,1,1)

Is it possible to do a select and order it by a substr of a column.

Please help

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#2 Kriek

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Posted 23 November 2003 - 11:33 PM

In MySQL use the SUBSTRING() function.

SELECT * FROM aud_desc ORDER BY SUBSTRING(aud_code, 1, 1);

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