t-sql - case when statment using null

hello, i am writing this query is sql server, and it's not executing, could someone please tell me Why, and how can i get to the solution, thanks :

i have 2 tables T1 and T2, and T2 contains less records, it's used to adjust some fields in T1 for reporting purposes, i cannot touch T1!


select T1.PK, T1.Date, T2,Date, case T2.Date when is null then T1.Date else T2.Date end
from T1 left outer join T2 on T1.PK = T2.PK
Nyana22Asked:
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chapmandewCommented:
select T1.PK, T1.Date, T2,Date, case  when T2.Date is null then T1.Date else T2.Date end
from T1 left outer join T2 on T1.PK = T2.PK
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cuziyqCommented:
Since you are just testing for NULL, then the ISNULL() function would serve you better.

select T1.PK, T1.Date, T2,Date, isnull(T2.Date,T1.Date)
from T1 left outer join T2 on T1.PK = T2.PK

That should do it.
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BrandonGalderisiCommented:
This SHOULD work:

select T1.PK, T1.Date, T2,Date
  , case T2.Date when null then T1.Date else T2.Date end
from T1 left outer join T2 on T1.PK = T2.PK


This WILL work:

select T1.PK, T1.Date, T2,Date
  , case when T2.Date is null then T1.Date else T2.Date end
from T1 left outer join T2 on T1.PK = T2.PK
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Nyana22Author Commented:
thanks
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