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What is data type equivalent for yes/no in MSSQL?

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IN access you can set the ddata type to Y/N. What is the setting in MSSQL/ thanks
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bit =   Integer data with either a 1 or 0 value  

SELECT CASE WHEN ColA = ColB THEN 1 ELSE 0 END as myBit
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Doug BishopDatabase Developer

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Keep in mind, depending on how you set up DDL, a bit could be 1, 0 or NULL, not just 1 or 0. NULL doesn't equal anything, not even another null, so your comaprison code should always test for a true condition and set to false if not true.
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