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Snippet Name: RegExp - Append first name first letter to last name

Description: Example of using a regular expression to get the first letter of the
first name and concatenating it to the last name.

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Language: PL/SQL
Highlight Mode: PLSQL
Last Modified: March 12th, 2009

SELECT LOWER(regexp_replace('Smith, John R', 
             '(.+)(, )([A-Z])(.+)', 
             '\3\1', 1, 1)) 
  FROM DUAL;
 
-- returns "jsmith"


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