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Posted on 2009-07-07
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I'm trying to format the output of and keep getting an error: Conversion failed when converting the varchar value '(ok)' to data type int.

Here is my code:
SELECT          SUM(VOID_COUNT) + '(ok)'  AS 'Voids'
FROM            SALES_SUMMARY
WHERE        (STOREID = 14) AND (check_file_date = '7/6/2009')

I'm trying to produce this output:
Voids
12 (ok)

Any ideas here?
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SELECT         cast(  SUM(VOID_COUNT) as varchar) + '(ok)'  AS 'Voids'
FROM            SALES_SUMMARY
WHERE        (STOREID = 14) AND (check_file_date = '7/6/2009')

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by:mattkovo
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I just came up with the same solution.  Thanks!
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