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Re: Sorting street addresses

From: Richard Poole <rp(at)guests(dot)deus(dot)net>
To: PostgreSQL <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Sorting street addresses
Date: 2004-10-28 21:31:24
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On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 03:36:00PM -0400, Robert Fitzpatrick wrote:

> I would like all those on the same street grouped together. Is there any
> tricks to getting the street names sorted first, possibly where numbers
> and strings separate?

You could do something like

CREATE FUNCTION streetname(text) RETURNS text AS '
	SELECT substring($1 FROM ''[a-zA-Z ]+$'')

and then add an ORDER BY streetname(address) to your select.


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