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Easy SQL: Return 'Demo' or 'Live' - instead of True or Fals on bit field

Posted on 2007-03-30
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SQL Server 2000.

I have a bit field - that returns True of False (obviously) (eg SELECT mybitfield from mytable).

returns

True
False
True

How can I return, say, 'Demo' if true is returned - and 'Live' if false?

Thanks!...
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Question by:jon100
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by:auke_t
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select
  case when mybitfield = 1 then 'Demo' else 'Live' end
from
  mytable
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by:jon100
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thanks.

one more quick thing - how can i get that to return a column heading?
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auke_t earned 125 total points
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select
  case when mybitfield = 1 then 'Demo' else 'Live' end as MyColumnHeading
from
  mytable
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by:jon100
ID: 18823930
excellent - thanks a lot
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