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paramu
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Posted - 09/18/2010 :  02:19:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi,

My Query :

"select m.req_number,(0+m.quantity) as req_quantity from matrequest m"

The above select Query from table MatRequest and the field Quantity is varchar(15).

But the problem is when the data is like decimal its giving error
"converion failed when converting the varchar value '2.5' to data type int."

So how to solve this problem?

Thanks for the Ideas


Paramu @ PARANTHAMAN

webfred
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Germany
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Posted - 09/18/2010 :  05:54:48  Show Profile  Visit webfred's Homepage  Reply with Quote
select
m.req_number,
convert(decimal(12,2),m.quantity) as req_quantity
from matrequest m


No, you're never too old to Yak'n'Roll if you're too young to die.
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paramu
Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 09/18/2010 :  06:26:21  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks WebFred ! You guided me Lot! Many things I learned from you !
Thanks

Paramu @ PARANTHAMAN
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webfred
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Posted - 09/18/2010 :  07:24:59  Show Profile  Visit webfred's Homepage  Reply with Quote
welcome


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