Another option would be to use the V7 STRIP function on an extracted field.
If the 'field' is always in the same place in the report format but the position or length of the alpha string changes, the field can be extracted complete and then a calculated field can be used to STRIP all the numeric characters, leaving just the alpha text.
should do it, where 'string' is a field name or expression whose content needs to be modified.
I need to extract the alpha charcs from a string of data. I use Pro 7.
The output should read as
Kindly assist. /b[/quote]