Using Position and Length

Description

Substitute a number of characters with a different set of characters starting from a set position.

When you apply this operation, you are first asked to set the following:

  • The starting position to begin the replace

  • The number of characters to replace

  • The string to replace with

Use the preview column to help you verify the replace:

 

Input/Output Data Type

Input

Output

text

text

 

Example

In this example, Operating Name is the original column. We substitute three characters starting from position 1 with the text "ACES OF BASES" to get the values in Operating NameReplace.

 

 

 

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