You should be able to use the MySQL command LENGTH() command. I'm assuming that your fax field is a varchar or char(10) field. If it's a number (which it probably shouldn't be), I suppose you could write a query to find values equal to or greater than 100,000,000,000.
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/string-functions.html#function_length I hope this helps. Geoff ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Ron Piggott" <ron.pigg...@actsministries.org> To: <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 17:49:42 -0500 Subject: SELECT WHERE length of content question Is there a command in mySQL that would allow me to SELECT the rows where the `fax` column is more than 11 characters long? OR Do I need to use PHP to assess this? Ron The Verse of the Day “Encouragement from God’s Word” http://www.TheVerseOfTheDay.info <http://www.theverseoftheday.info/>