How do I delete all alpha numeric characters but the last 8?

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How do I delete all alpha numeric characters but the last 8?

Postby Longhairrh » Wed Jun 22, 2016 7:45 am

How do I delete all alpha numeric characters but the last 8??
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Re: How do I delete all alpha numeric characters but the last 8?

Postby Admin » Wed Jun 22, 2016 7:55 am

Could be done with a Javascript function in BRU 3.0.0.1 (Javascript functions require a BRU commercial license)
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Re: How do I delete all alpha numeric characters but the last 8?

Postby Longhairrh » Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:34 am

How do I delete all alpha numeric characters but the last 8?
I have files containing file names of veering alpha numeric characters, the last 8 is the only thing I need, and to sort with.
How ho I remove all of the alpha numeric characters but the last 8 alpha numeric characters???
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Re: How do I delete all alpha numeric characters but the last 8?

Postby therube » Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:35 am

Depending on your data set, you could try:


6:copy/move
Move last: 8 To: Start 1


Rename those, then go back with that same set of files & do:


5:remove
From: 9 To: 260
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Re: How do I delete all alpha numeric characters but the last 8?

Postby Longhairrh » Thu Jun 23, 2016 7:20 am

Thanks! therube Works Great
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