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I created 2 stored procedures.  One generate the email only and then calls another one to generate the records to send it out.  However, I can't seem to get it not to send an email if there's no records.  I don't want to keep sending emails out if there's no records.  How would I pass this back to the first stored procedure to exit?

From the first stored procedure, I tried adding the following before the "While @@FETCH_STATUS = 0 Begin", but without success.  It is still sending out the email.

IF @@FETCH_STATUS != 0
Begin
    Return
End

Any idea on what I need to do so that I don't send out an email if there's no record?
--FIRST SP TO SET EMAIL:
Declare @msg as varchar(8000)
Declare @ToSend As cursor
Declare @UserID as Varchar(15)
Declare @email as varchar(50)
Declare @Subject as Varchar(55)

Begin Set @Date = Convert(varchar(10), GetDate(), 101) End
Set @Subject = 'Sales Report for ' +  @Date

Set @ToSend = Cursor
    Select UserID, Email from Sales Where EmailSent = 1

Open @ToSend

Fetch Next From @ToSend Into @UserID, @EMail
While @@FETCH_STATUS = 0
Begin
       Exec SP_SalesInfo
       @UserId = @UserID,
       @msg = @msg output


       Exec msdb.dbo.sp_dbmail
        @profile_name = 'Sales',
        @Body_format='html',
        @Recipients = @EMail,
        @Subject = @Subject,
        @Body = @Msg

Fetch Next From @ToSend Into @UserID, @Email

End




--2ND SP TO GENERATE THE TABLE WITH RECORDS.
Declare @CO as Cursor
Declare @ItemNum As Varchar(15)
Declare @Qty as Decimal(10,2)


--Message Header
Set @msg = '<html>' + char(13) + char(10)
Set @msg = @msg + '<STYLE type="text/css"><!--' + char(13) + char(10)
set @msg = @msg + 'p {font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 12px;)' + char(13) + char(10)
set @msg = @msg + 'TD {font-family: Tahoma, font-size: 10px;)' + char(13) + char(10)
Set @msg = @msg + 'TD.hdr {font-family: Tahoma, font-size 10px; Color: #ffffff; background_color: #009912) + char(13) + char(10)
Set @msg = @msg + '--></STYLE> + char(13) + char(10)
Set @msg = @msg + '<body><p><FONT face="Tahoma" Size="2">Sales Report for '+@UserID+'</FONT></P>' + char(13) + char(10)

--Table Header
Set @msg = @msg + '<p>Sales report:' + char(13) + char(10)
set @msg = @msg + '<TABLE WIDTH="1000" Border="2" BorderColor="#0011ee" CellSpacing="0" Cellpadding="2">' + char(13) + char(10)
set @msg = @msg + '<TR><TD class="hdr" nowrap>Item Number</TD> + char(13) + Char(10)
set @msg = @msg + '<TD class="hdr" nowrap>Qty</TD></TR> + char(13) + char(10)

SET @CO = Cursor For

Select ItemNum, Qty From Cust_Order where UserID = @UserID

OPen @CO

FETCH NEXT FROM @CO INTO @ItemNum, @Qty
If @@FETCH_STATUS !=0
    Begin
       Set @msg=@msg + '<TR><TD>No records</TD></TR>' + char(13) + char(10)
    End

WHILE @@FETCH_STATUS = 0
Begin
    Set @msg=@msg + '<TR><TD nowrap>' + @ItemNum + '</TD> + char(13) + char(10)
    Set @msg=@msg + '<TD nowrap>' + @Qty + '</TD> + Char(13) + char(10)

    FETCH NEXT FROM @CO into @ItemNum, @Qty
End

Set @msg=@msg + '</Table></p> + Char(13) + char(10)

Close @CO

Return

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Question by:holemania
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by:dan_mason
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You have always got a value for @msg, so it always has content to send.

The easiest way to resolve this might be to put at the top of the 2nd sproc:

IF EXISTS (Select ItemNum, Qty From Cust_Order where UserID = @UserID)

Then nest the rest of the procedure inside a BEGIN...END
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Sorry, more efficient to write:

IF EXISTS (SELECT 1 FROM Cust_Order WHERE UserID=@UserID)
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by:holemania
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Thank you.  That worked.
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