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SELECT CASE NULL Comparison

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Hi,

SELECT CASE field WHEN NULL THEN 'no' ELSE 'yes' FROM myTable

This sql statement gives me all 'yes' although there are many NULLS in the table.  Expect to see those 'no' values. Something very basic here!!

Please help.

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try this

SELECT CASE WHEN field is NULL THEN 'no' ELSE 'yes' FROM myTable

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CASE field WHEN...
just use for integer value
CASE field WHEN 1 then when 2.... end
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Cheers!!!
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--End should be added for the above query
SELECT CASE WHEN field is NULL THEN 'no' ELSE 'yes' END AS field FROM myTable
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