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Convert 1/0 (bit) into True/False or Yes/No within query?

Posted on 2003-12-02
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Hi everyone-

Is there a way to convert the output of a bit (0/1) into True/False or Yes/No within a query?

I am calling a stored procedure that sends an email (with query results), and I just relized that one of the fields is a Bit, so it comes out 1 or 0.

I would like it to return something easier for a "common user" to understand, like True/False, or Yes/No.


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(Inventory..Inventory.discontinued is set to type Bit)

CREATE PROCEDURE [dbo].[sp_reorderInventorySendMail]
...
...
...
set @sqlQuery = "SELECT 'Discontinued?: ', Inventory..Inventory.discontinued FROM Inventory..Inventory WHERE Inventory..Inventory.id = " + convert(varchar(5), @itemId)

EXEC master..xp_sendmail
      @recipients = @inventoryManagerEmail,
      @copy_recipients = '',
      @subject = 'Inventory: Inventory Reorder Requested',
      @message = 'Inventory detected an item below inventory level.  The following information was returned:',
      @query = @sqlQuery,
      @no_header = true
GO
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Question by:pillbug22
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adwiseman earned 100 total points
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Use a case statement

Select CASE <field> WHEN 0 then 'False' ELSE 'True' END as Myfield

set @sqlQuery = "SELECT 'Discontinued?: ', CASE Inventory..Inventory.discontinued WHEN 0 then 'False' ELSE 'True' END as discontinued FROM Inventory..Inventory WHERE Inventory..Inventory.id = " + convert(varchar(5), @itemId)
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by:pillbug22
ID: 9861081
Ah...that'll do it - thanks!
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