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Yak Posting Veteran

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Posted - 04/01/2013 :  18:17:21  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

why am i still getting error message for"Conversion failed when converting the varchar value 'SM485695' to data type int.

select *
from dbo.tbl1 as t1
left join dbo.tbl2 as t2
on convert(varchar(50),t1.saleNo) = t2.saleNo


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Posted - 04/01/2013 :  18:44:11  Show Profile  Visit chadmat's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Because SM485695 can't be converted to an INT.

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Yak Posting Veteran

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Posted - 04/01/2013 :  18:55:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
what should i do?


Edited by - kt on 04/01/2013 22:58:16
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Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 04/02/2013 :  01:25:25  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
avoid implicit/explicit conversion to int. Check for any such instances in your code and cast int values to varchar explicitly in those places.

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