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Trouble with Substitute command

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Howdy, all:

I have about 400 records where each text field begins with a sequential number and has a following instruction, like so:

003. Check, at the aircraft, that it carries an appropriate current airworthiness certificate.

004. Check, at the aircraft, (if required by procedures) for a current and approved Flight Manual for that type of aircraft being operated.


What I'd like to do is use the Substitute command (or possibly a script) to remove the first five characters in each question so the question number, the following decimal, and the leading space are deleted, leaving the field to begin with the first word of the instruction.

I tried using combinations of the Substitute and Left commands but haven't had any luck. What would work?

TIA for your help!


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