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sql: i need a logic that would allow me to check whether column is empty

i am doing the following:

insert  table1
select
          'Text' + ifnotnul(col1) else xyz
from table2

how do i correctly specify in sql:  'Text' + ifnotnul(col1) else xyz.
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gogoshar
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
select
          'Text' + COALESCE(Col1,xyz)
from table2
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wshark83Commented:
select case when <col1> <> ' ' then <col1> else 'xyz' end as <Newcolumnname>
from <tablename>
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wshark83Commented:
sorry also just add text + ' ' + before case statement
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Computer101Commented:
Forced accept.

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