The instructions provided describe how to remove numbers from a string field in an attribute table using the Field Calculator in ArcMap. In this example, Python code is used to remove the numbers in a string field without having to edit every record individually.
To remove numbers from a string field in an attribute table:
In ArcMap, click the Editor drop-down menu on the Editor toolbar, and select Start Editing.
In the Table Of Contents, right-click the selected layer, and select OpenAttribute Table.
Right-click the field, and select Field Calculator.
In the Field Calculator, select the Python parser, and check the Show Codeblock check box.
In the Pre-Logic Script Code box, copy and paste the following code:
return re.sub("\d+", "", s)
Copy and paste the following code in the second box:
Replace !Field_Name! by double-clicking the field in the Fields list.
Click OK, and the numbers are removed from the string field, as shown in the image below.
In the Editor toolbar, select Stop Editing and Save Edits to keep the changes.