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kkiranvr
Yak Posting Veteran

USA
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Posted - 04/22/2009 :  13:11:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have a table and it is having 2 columns

Col1 Col2
120 390
124 null
138 null

140 450

Now i want the o/p as

Col1 Col2
120 390
124 124
138 138

140 450

Can any one suggest how to achieve this?

-Thanks N Regards,
Chinna.

nr
SQLTeam MVY

United Kingdom
12543 Posts

Posted - 04/22/2009 :  13:13:34  Show Profile  Visit nr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
???

update tbl
set Col2 = Col1
where Col2 is null



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SwePeso
Patron Saint of Lost Yaks

Sweden
30276 Posts

Posted - 04/22/2009 :  13:19:21  Show Profile  Visit SwePeso's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Or

SELECT Col1, COALESCE(Col2, Col1) AS Col1
FROM Table1



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nr
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Posted - 04/22/2009 :  13:33:29  Show Profile  Visit nr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Ah - o/p = output.

(s.b. "AS Col2" :) )


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DTS can be used in a similar way.
Beer is not cold and it isn't fizzy.
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SwePeso
Patron Saint of Lost Yaks

Sweden
30276 Posts

Posted - 04/22/2009 :  13:36:49  Show Profile  Visit SwePeso's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks! I missed that one...

SELECT Col1, COALESCE(Col2, Col1) AS Col2
FROM Table1



E 12°55'05.63"
N 56°04'39.26"
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