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masond
Constraint Violating Yak Guru

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Posted - 12/10/2012 :  05:13:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey Guys

This is really basic question, but i am really struggling

I believe i need a case when statement but not sure how to go around it.

In the [Omnipay_Account]column there is only ever two outcomes

Either Null
Or a number

For eg

FDMSAccountNo Omnipay_Account
878000000884 NULL
878000001882 NULL
878000002880 NULL
878000003888 NULL
878000000884 000001
878000001882 000012
878000002880 000013
878000003888 000014


I want to create a separate coloumn to say, if the [Omnipay_Account] is null then produce a 0, if it has a number to produce 1.


FDMSAccountNo Omnipay_Account New column
878000000884 NULL 0
878000001882 NULL 0
878000002880 NULL 0
878000003888 NULL 0
878000000884 000001 1
878000001882 000012 1
878000002880 000013 1
878000003888 000014 1

This is my query so far

SELECT
[FDMSAccountNo],
[Omnipay_Account]
FROM [FDMS].[dbo].[Dim_Outlet]


bandi
Flowing Fount of Yak Knowledge

India
2224 Posts

Posted - 12/10/2012 :  05:27:03  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
SELECT
[FDMSAccountNo],
[Omnipay_Account],
CASE WHEN [Omnipay_Account] IS NOT NULL THEN 1 ELSE 0 END [New Column]

FROM [FDMS].[dbo].[Dim_Outlet]

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visakh16
Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

India
52325 Posts

Posted - 12/14/2012 :  02:12:21  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
SIGN(COALESCE(Omnipay_Account,0)) AS newColumn

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