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Hello Experts,

I have a SQL statement where I want to do a slight change to affect the data being displayed in the CSV file.

Basically, I am trying to send registration details to the third party when the customer accept to recieve the newsletter
from them other i only want to send only GiftcodeID and "Anonymous" text for the rest of the columns

EX:

id       name             addrss             registriondate
=========================================================
1        Anonymous      Anonymous      20-03-1009
2      mike                    london            21-03-2009
3      clinton            mexico            24-03-2009
4      Anonymous      Anonymous      24-03-2009


Please can someone help?

thanks
s
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Question by:newbie27
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by:newbie27
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Please see the query attached

SELECT DISTINCT 
                      TOP (100) PERCENT dbo.GiftCertificate.GiftCodeID, dbo.GiftCertificate.CustID, dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegTitle, dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegFirstName, 
                      dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegLastName, dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegAddr1, dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegAddr2, dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegAddr3, 
                      dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegCity, dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegCounty, dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegPostCode,  
                      dbo.Country.CountryName, dbo.GiftCertificateHistory.GiftHistDateAdded AS DateReg
FROM         dbo.GiftCertificate INNER JOIN
                      dbo.GiftCertificateHistory ON dbo.GiftCertificate.GiftCodeID = dbo.GiftCertificateHistory.GiftCodeID INNER JOIN
                      dbo.Country ON dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegCountryID = dbo.Country.CountryID INNER JOIN
						BritishWildlife on giftcertificate.giftcodeid = BritishWildlife.giftcodeid	
 
WHERE     (dbo.GiftCertificate.GiftCodeID IN
                          (SELECT     GiftCodeID
                            FROM          dbo.GiftCertificateHistory AS GiftCertificateHistory_1
                            WHERE      (StatusID = 'REGISTERED'))) AND 
 
 (dbo.GiftCertificate.CurrentStatusID <> 'LIVE') AND 
                      (dbo.GiftCertificateHistory.StatusID = 'REGISTERED') 
AND (dbo.GiftCertificate.CurrentStatusID <> 'CERT_CANCELLED')
AND dbo.GiftCertificate.GiftCertificateTypeID='WILDLIFE'
 AND dbo.GiftCertificateHistory.GiftHistDateAdded > '2009-03-01'
    AND dbo.GiftCertificateHistory.GiftHistDateAdded < '2009-03-31 23:59'
and BritishWildlife.newsletter=1
ORDER BY dbo.GiftCertificate.GiftCodeID

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by:newbie27
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If  BritishWildlife.newsletter=1 means the customer has opted in otherwise if its  BritishWildlife.newsletter=0 then no details should be sent, so the data should read as "Anonymous"

Please advise
thanks for any help
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amazingwolf1 earned 500 total points
ID: 24037841
So, basically you want to print ALL users, but put different data for name etc by a flag. I attached a revised version of your query.
What I did was put a "Case" condition before the first name and last name, so we will output them only if BritishWildlife.newsletter = 1. Also, I canged the inner join to BritishWildlife into left join, so you will get ALL users in your system.

HTH
SELECT DISTINCT 
                      TOP (100) PERCENT 
					dbo.GiftCertificate.GiftCodeID, 
					dbo.GiftCertificate.CustID, 
					dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegTitle, 
					(
						CASE WHEN BritishWildlife.newsletter = 1 THEN dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegFirstName
						ELSE 'Anonymous'
						END
					) AS CertRegFirstName,
					(
						CASE WHEN BritishWildlife.newsletter = 1 THEN dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegLastName
						ELSE 'Anonymous'
						END
					) AS CertRegLastName,
					dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegAddr1, 
					dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegAddr2, 
					dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegAddr3, 
                    dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegCity, 
					dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegCounty, dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegPostCode,  
                    dbo.Country.CountryName, 
					dbo.GiftCertificateHistory.GiftHistDateAdded AS DateReg
FROM         
					dbo.GiftCertificate 
INNER JOIN
                    dbo.GiftCertificateHistory ON dbo.GiftCertificate.GiftCodeID = dbo.GiftCertificateHistory.GiftCodeID 
INNER JOIN
                    dbo.Country ON dbo.GiftCertificate.CertRegCountryID = dbo.Country.CountryID 
LEFT JOIN
					BritishWildlife on giftcertificate.giftcodeid = BritishWildlife.giftcodeid	
 
WHERE     (dbo.GiftCertificate.GiftCodeID 
			IN
                          (SELECT     GiftCodeID
                            FROM          dbo.GiftCertificateHistory AS GiftCertificateHistory_1
                            WHERE      (StatusID = 'REGISTERED'))) 
			AND 
 
			(dbo.GiftCertificate.CurrentStatusID <> 'LIVE') AND 
                      (dbo.GiftCertificateHistory.StatusID = 'REGISTERED') 
			AND 
				(dbo.GiftCertificate.CurrentStatusID <> 'CERT_CANCELLED')
			AND dbo.GiftCertificate.GiftCertificateTypeID='WILDLIFE'
			AND dbo.GiftCertificateHistory.GiftHistDateAdded > '2009-03-01'
			AND dbo.GiftCertificateHistory.GiftHistDateAdded < '2009-03-31 23:59'
			--and BritishWildlife.newsletter=1
ORDER BY dbo.GiftCertificate.GiftCodeID

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by:newbie27
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thanks for the help, that was exactly how i wanted it to show...

regards
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