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Using Linked Server in SSRS 2000 Reports( Linked Server Query returns NULL)

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Hi there:
  I have a query which requires the liked server in sql server . Below is the query.
However,it always returns NULL data...

Anyone has seen this before?

 thanks

 Hui


select ps_tbl.DESCR from PSDB..SYSADM.PS_PRODUCT_TBL ps_tbl 
where ps_tbl.PRODUCT = ' substring(ccontl.gl_type_id,7,4)'

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select ps_tbl.DESCR
from PSDB..SYSADM.PS_PRODUCT_TBL ps_tbl
where ps_tbl.PRODUCT =  substring(ccontl.gl_type_id,7,4)   --- no quotes here
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Thanks.  I got  the following error after putting the modified Clause

Can not resolve teh collation confliect between
"SQL_LATIN1_GENERAL_CP1_CS_AS"  and
"SQL_LATIN1_GENERAL_CP1_CI_AS" IN the equal to operation

any idea about that?

thanks
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select ps_tbl.DESCR
from PSDB..SYSADM.PS_PRODUCT_TBL ps_tbl
where ps_tbl.PRODUCT COLLATE SQL_LATIN1_GENERAL_CP1_CS_AS = substring(ccontl.gl_type_id,7,4) COLLATE SQL_LATIN1_GENERAL_CP1_CS_AS
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thanks, it works. Can you tell why it's working? also why do I need to punch the
COLLATE SQL_LATIN1_GENERAL_CP1_CS_AS?

Hui
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the columns in the where clause have different collations, thats why you were getting the error. and the COLLATE function just convert a column /value into a different collation
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Thanks!
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