Some of the databases I work with would support this as 'between' on two
text fields that are sortable alphabetically - I'd give that a try.
From: Christian Sandfeld
Sent: Thu 11/15/2001 7:55 AM
To: '[EMAIL PROTECTED]'
Subject: [PHP-DB] Converting "text" fields to "integer" in
queries with ODBC connection to an MS Access file
I wonder if anyone can help me out here. I'm pulling some data
from an MS
Access file using the ODBC driver provided with Windows NT 4.0
(Option pack, and SP6a applied), and want to limit the result
set with a
where clause like this one:
... WHERE (PARTNUMBER > 370100000) AND (PARTNUMBER <
Now - the problem here is that the "PARTNUMBER" field is defined
as a "text"
field in the access file (even though it holds only numbers),
and since I'm
not the one maintaining the access base, I can't change that. So
converting the field to an INTEGER field using the CONVERT()
function in my
query. But this function is not supported by the ODBC driver.
Does anyone know how I can convert the value of as "text" field
"integer" type field so I can do >/< clauses in my query?
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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