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Posted Mar 28, 2003

Phone Number Convertor

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff



>>Script Language and Platform: MS SQL 7.0 and MS SQL 2000
--Objective: To format the phone number and to convert Alphabetic telephone number to Numeric
--eg: exec telephone '900-call-cloe' will display '(900)225-5256' and
--exec telephone '609@@34$$$6068D' will display (609)346-0683

Author: Claire Hsu



create procedure telephone @phone varchar(100) as

declare @length int
declare @count int
declare @digit varchar(1)
declare @string varchar(100)
declare @ascii int

set @string = ''
set @count = 1
set @length = len(@phone)
while @count <=@length
begin
set @digit = substring(@phone, @count, 1)
set @ascii = ascii(@digit)
 if @ascii >=48 and @ascii <=57
 begin
 set @string = @string + @digit 
 end
 if (@ascii >=97 and @ascii <=122) or (@ascii >=65 and @ascii <=90)
 begin
  if @digit in ('a','b','c')
   begin
  set @digit = 2
  set @string = @string + @digit 
  end 
  if @digit in ('d','e','f')
   begin
  set @digit = 3
  set @string = @string + @digit 
  end
  if @digit in ('g','h','i')
   begin
  set @digit = 4
  set @string = @string + @digit 
 &n!
bsp;end 
  if @digit in ('j','k','l')
   begin
  set @digit = 5
  set @string = @string + @digit 
  end
  if @digit in ('m','n','o')
   begin
  set @digit = 6
  set @string = @string + @digit 
  end
  if @digit in ('p','q','r','s')
   begin
  set @digit = 7
  set @string = @string + @digit 
  end
  if @digit in ('t','u','v')
   begin
  set @digit = 8
  set @string = @string + @digit 
  end
  if @digit in ('w','x','y','z')
   begin
  set @digit = 9
  set @string = @string + @digit 
  end

 end

 

set @count = @count+1
end
set @string = substring (@string,1,10)

set @string = 
"("+substring(@string,1,3)+")"+substring(@string,4,3)+"-"+substring(@string,7,4)
print @string

--Usage
--exec telephone '(609ktln1w1!@#@#@$##%$#$^%$^%$&)'
--exec telephone '((888-!@##$#%#$%#$%XXXX-xx'
--exec telephone '800-Aaa-XXxx'
--exec telephone '609@@34$$$6068D'
--exec telephone '900-call-cloe'




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