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Hello programmers.  I am getting the following declaration and syntax errors in my SQL script.  
1. Can I declare my variables with values for testing.  I will be passing the values thru my VB script.  
2. Can I use the <int> next to my parameter?
3. I seem to be having problems in my "WHERE" script.
Can someone help me with resolving them?  Thanks.

SQL SCRIPT
@par_YR smallint,
@par_MTH smallint

@par_YR smallint = '2008'
@par_MTH smallint = '6'

SELECT DISTINCT oas_balance_test.cmpcode, oas_balance_test.el1, oas_balance_test.el2, oas_balance_test.full_value,
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And yr=@par_YR And period=@par_MTH THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS ActAmt_Base,
CASE WHEN balcode='BUDGET' And yr=@par_YR And period=@par_MTH THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS BudAmt_base,
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And yr=Int@par_YR-1 And period=@par_MTH THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS LYAmt_base,
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And [period]<=@par_MTH And [year]=@par_YR THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS ActYtd_base,
CASE WHEN balcode='BUDGET' And [period]<=@par_MTH And [year]=@par_YR THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS BudYTD_Base,
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And [period]<=@par_MTH And [year]=Int@par_YR-1 THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS LYYTD_Base,
oas_balance_test.balcode, oas_balance_test.yr AS [yr], oas_balance_test.period, oas_balance_test.repbasis,
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='41'THEN'FBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='42'THEN'WBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='43'THEN'LBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='44' Or Left([el1],2))='45'THEN'BBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='46'THEN'CBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='47'THEN'RBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='48'THEN'FBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='40'THEN'FBASE'ELSE'PROB'END AS basegrp INTO oas_bases1temp
FROM oas_ilfbasegrp1 INNER JOIN oas_balance_test ON oas_ilfbasegrp1.account = oas_balance_test.el1
WHERE (((oas_balance_test.cmpcode)='FORNAIO') AND ((oas_balance_test.el1) Between '40000' And '49999')
AND ((oas_balance_test.balcode)='ACTUAL' Or (oas_balance_test.balcode)='BUDGET') AND ((oas_balance_test.yr)=@par_YR
Or (oas_balance_test.yr)=(@par_YR-1)) AND ((oas_balance_test.period)<=@par_MTH) AND ((oas_balance_test.repbasis)='3'));
ERRORS:
Server: Msg 137, Level 15, State 2, Line 2
Must declare the variable '@par_YR'.
Server: Msg 137, Level 15, State 1, Line 9
Must declare the variable '@par_YR'.
Server: Msg 170, Level 15, State 1, Line 25
Line 25: Incorrect syntax near 'oas_balance_test'.
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Those look like SQL server error message so I'll fix you up with SQL Server syntax.

You didn't have a declare for your variables or SET to set the value.
declare @par_YR smallint,
@par_MTH smallint
 
set @par_YR smallint = '2008'
set @par_MTH smallint = '6'
 
SELECT DISTINCT oas_balance_test.cmpcode, oas_balance_test.el1, oas_balance_test.el2, oas_balance_test.full_value, 
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And yr=@par_YR And period=@par_MTH THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS ActAmt_Base, 
CASE WHEN balcode='BUDGET' And yr=@par_YR And period=@par_MTH THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS BudAmt_base, 
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And yr=Int@par_YR-1 And period=@par_MTH THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS LYAmt_base, 
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And [period]<=@par_MTH And [year]=@par_YR THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS ActYtd_base, 
CASE WHEN balcode='BUDGET' And [period]<=@par_MTH And [year]=@par_YR THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS BudYTD_Base, 
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And [period]<=@par_MTH And [year]=Int@par_YR-1 THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS LYYTD_Base, 
oas_balance_test.balcode, oas_balance_test.yr AS [yr], oas_balance_test.period, oas_balance_test.repbasis, 
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='41'THEN'FBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='42'THEN'WBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='43'THEN'LBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='44' Or Left([el1],2))='45'THEN'BBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='46'THEN'CBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='47'THEN'RBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='48'THEN'FBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='40'THEN'FBASE'ELSE'PROB'END AS basegrp INTO oas_bases1temp
FROM oas_ilfbasegrp1 INNER JOIN oas_balance_test ON oas_ilfbasegrp1.account = oas_balance_test.el1
WHERE (((oas_balance_test.cmpcode)='FORNAIO') AND ((oas_balance_test.el1) Between '40000' And '49999') 
AND ((oas_balance_test.balcode)='ACTUAL' Or (oas_balance_test.balcode)='BUDGET') AND ((oas_balance_test.yr)=@par_YR 
Or (oas_balance_test.yr)=(@par_YR-1)) AND ((oas_balance_test.period)<=@par_MTH) AND ((oas_balance_test.repbasis)='3'));
ERRORS:
Server: Msg 137, Level 15, State 2, Line 2
Must declare the variable '@par_YR'.
Server: Msg 137, Level 15, State 1, Line 9
Must declare the variable '@par_YR'.
Server: Msg 170, Level 15, State 1, Line 25
Line 25: Incorrect syntax near 'oas_balance_test'.

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by:Mahonek
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OK, AFTER RUNNING YOUR SCRIPT, I GOT THE FOLLOWING ERRORS BUT I THINK I KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON.  LET ME KNOW

YOUR SCRIPT:
declare @par_YR smallint,
@par_MTH smallint
 
set @par_YR = '2008'
set @par_MTH = '6'
 
SELECT DISTINCT oas_balance_test.cmpcode, oas_balance_test.el1, oas_balance_test.el2, oas_balance_test.full_value,
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And yr=@par_YR And period=@par_MTH THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS ActAmt_Base,
CASE WHEN balcode='BUDGET' And yr=@par_YR And period=@par_MTH THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS BudAmt_base,
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And yr=Int@par_YR-1 And period=@par_MTH THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS LYAmt_base,
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And period<=@par_MTH And yr=@par_YR THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS ActYtd_base,
CASE WHEN balcode='BUDGET' And period<=@par_MTH And yr=@par_YR THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS BudYTD_Base,
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And period<=@par_MTH And yr=Int@par_YR-1 THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS LYYTD_Base,
oas_balance_test.balcode, oas_balance_test.yr AS yr, oas_balance_test.period, oas_balance_test.repbasis,
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='41'THEN'FBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='42'THEN'WBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='43'THEN'LBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='44' Or Left([el1],2))='45'THEN'BBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='46'THEN'CBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='47'THEN'RBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='48'THEN'FBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='40'THEN'FBASE'ELSE'PROB'END AS basegrp INTO oas_bases1temp
FROM oas_ilfbasegrp1 INNER JOIN oas_balance_test ON oas_ilfbasegrp1.account = oas_balance_test.el1
WHERE (((oas_balance_test.cmpcode)='FORNAIO') AND ((oas_balance_test.el1) Between '40000' And '49999')
AND ((oas_balance_test.balcode)='ACTUAL' Or (oas_balance_test.balcode)='BUDGET') AND ((oas_balance_test.yr)=@par_YR
Or (oas_balance_test.yr)=(@par_YR-1)) AND ((oas_balance_test.period)<=@par_MTH) AND ((oas_balance_test.repbasis)='3'));


ERRORS;
Server: Msg 170, Level 15, State 1, Line 15
Line 15: Incorrect syntax near ','.
Server: Msg 170, Level 15, State 1, Line 24
Line 24: Incorrect syntax near 'oas_balance_test'.
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by:Mahonek
ID: 22717167
OK, Thanks for helping me onto the right track with the declaration, etc.  I was able to resolve the remaining problems.  for one, I needed to dump the second level of CASE WHENS FOR WHENS here;
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='41'THEN'FBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='42'THEN'WBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='43'THEN'LBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='44' Or Left([el1],2))='45'THEN'BBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='46'THEN'CBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='47'THEN'RBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='48'THEN'FBASE',
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='40'THEN'FBASE'ELSE'PROB'END AS basegrp INTO oas_bases1temp

Second I needed to remove a couple of parenthesis here;
CASE WHEN(Left([el1],2))='44' Or Left([el1],2))='45'THEN'BBASE',

Third I needed to dump the int from my parameters here;
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And yr=Int@par_YR-1 And period=@par_MTH THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS LYAmt_base,

and here;
CASE WHEN balcode='ACTUAL' And period<=@par_MTH And yr=Int@par_YR-1 THEN full_value ELSE 0 END AS LYYTD_Base,
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by:Mahonek
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The solution had about a third of the solution.  Thanks.
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