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# ROUND in SQL query

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In a SQL query, I use the ROUND function  to round a double type field with n decimals. The problem is that it rounds to the closiest even number, and I'd like to round to  the closiest integer !
For example : ROUND(1.5 , 0) ==> 2
ROUND(2.5 , 0) ==> 2

I want : MyFunction(1.5, 0) ==> 2
MyFunction(2.5, 0) ==> 3

Same thing with n decimals
(I have a solution in ACCESS but not in SQL-SERVER and ORACLE: under ACCESS it is like that :
...SET amount =  fix(amount*rate*10^NbDecimals+0.5)/10^NbDecimals

Thank you for help.
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In my SQL Server 6.5, i got

ROUND(2.5 , 0) ==> 3
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Your are rigth. This result is obtain with the CLng function of ACCESS, I was completly wrong. So there is no question any more.

Thank you very much
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You r welcomed.
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You really deserve the points treshold.

Its the little things like this that can really
eat one's time away. And with hindsight it is
oh so simple :-)

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Ok, Thanks.... I repost my 'note' again.

In my SQL Server 6.5, i got
ROUND(2.5 , 0) ==> 3
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