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Jun 8, 2016 11:37 AM
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Is there a formula to remove a non numeric from a numeric data field ?

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Jun 8, 2016 2:04 PM
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Jun 8, 2016 3:24 PM
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See examples below. The first removes everything but integers. The second allows for decimal numbers (assuming period as delimiter).

Formatted numerics such as dates or scientific notation require a little more complex search string.

pi=":3b@./14Q15%9";

num**(**Regex**(**pi, "[^0-9]+", "", Globalreplace**))**;

num**(**Regex**(**pi, "[^0-9.]+", "", Globalreplace**))**;

Edit: just learned this has posted before. See Craige's excellent post in this thread Extract numbers from string in JSL