Report Builder 2016 videos | Report Builder Pt 7.10 - Calculating First, Last and Middle Names

Posted by Andrew Gould on 19 December 2020

This video explains how to separate a full name into first name, last name and middle names columns using both Visual Basic and SQL. You'll learn how to use the InStr and CharIndex functions to locate a character within a string and how to use the Left, Right, Mid and SubString functions to extract the relevant piece of text from the larger string.

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