iif statement/derived field in SQL

Posted on 2005-02-28
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Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I am using a report writer that queries SQL tables and I am trying to create a derived field. If a field w/in the table equals one value then give x result fior this derived field, if the field equals another then have the derived field give a diff. result, etc...
Is there a way to do that in SQL.

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ID: 13420963
CASE myfield
    WHEN 1 then do this
    WHEN 2 do something else
    ELSE do this last thing

Author Comment

ID: 13421338
hmmm... I want to create a derived field - like a iif statement.
The Case scenario is more of a function that I can not define into a derived field per se...

Author Comment

ID: 13421407
I stand corrected:
case (BSOL9.dbo.TW70800.TW_User_Def_text_5)
when '8810' then '8810!'
else 'nope'

Worked... THX!

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