How to Get SQL Records Starting with Numbers Only

by Updated May 12, 2018

Here's a quick SQL tip on how to get records beginning with numbers only.  Use the query string LIKE '[0-9]%'  For example:

SELECT u.UserId, u.UserName 
        FROM   dbo.aspnet_Users u WHERE u.UserName LIKE '[0-9]%'
        ORDER BY u.UserName

Keep in mind, If you are using a stored procedure and sending [0-9]% to the proc in a @Parameter, do NOT surround [0-9]% with single 'quotes', because the query may not work right (in SQL Server 2008.) 

 

 


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