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yoggi123
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Posted - 01/24/2005 :  14:03:05  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks.

It was the default setting I needed to change.

Edited by - yoggi123 on 01/24/2005 14:17:10

Kristen
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Posted - 01/24/2005 :  14:11:54  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I don't image it has anything to do with your problem, but given that you are working with both varchar and Nvarchar should you be using DATALENGTH() instead of LEN() ??

Or do they behave the same (I thought that for Nvarchar DATALENGTH() was required/preferred - but maybe I'm thinking from the wrong end!)

Kristen
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spirit1
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Posted - 01/24/2005 :  14:44:20  Show Profile  Visit spirit1's Homepage  Reply with Quote

declare @a varchar(10)
declare @b nvarchar(10)
select @a = '12345', @b = '12345'

select 	len(@a) as [len A], datalength(@a) as [datalength A], 
	len(@b) as [len B], datalength(@b) as [datalength B]

len A       datalength A len B       datalength B 
----------- ------------ ----------- ------------ 
5           5            5           10


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