Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 222
  • Last Modified:

Convert DataType In View

Is there a way to convert a VIEW's DataType that is outputs?

Example:

SELECT CountryID(Integer), Description FROM Country

So the above select statement would be the view. BUT..........I need to convert for this views purposes the CountryID from INT to Varchar(6)

Weird I know, dealing with a crazy ERP system.
0
chrisryhal
Asked:
chrisryhal
  • 2
1 Solution
 
chapmandewCommented:
sure:

select cast(countryid as int) as CountryID, description from country
0
 
chapmandewCommented:
there may be some you can't convert...you'll get errors.  in whichc case, try this:

select cast(countryid as int) as CountryID, description from country
where isnumeric(countryid) > 0
0
 
chrisryhalAuthor Commented:
AWESOME, thanks
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now