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Help with a case statement

Posted on 2009-07-03
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I have the following statement:

select user from assets

What I would like to do is have a case statement  where if it's an empty string then I return false, else I return true.

I can't seem to get it rght.

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 400 total points
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select [user] , case when [user] = '' then 'false' when [user] IS NULL then 'false' else 'true' from [assets]
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i think Angel missed the 'End'

select [user] , case when [user] = '' then 'false' when [user] IS NULL then 'false' else 'true' End as Status
from [assets]
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select user , case user when  user then 'TRUE' ELSE 'FALSE' end from assets

try this
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