True / False value in SQL so i can have a checkbox in my asp front end

Hi,

i want to be able to grant admin rights by using a simple checkbox in asp that when checked and submitted as part of a form, it passes a true value to the sql database.

my question is what is the data type should i use in sql and how might i implement it?

thanks
sweeting89Asked:
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Lee SavidgeCommented:
Use a bit which is 1 or 0

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Lee SavidgeCommented:
declare @b bit

select @b = 1 -- 1 is true

or select @b = 0 -- 0 is false

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Alpesh PatelAssistant ConsultantCommented:
for True/False bit is best
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sweeting89Author Commented:
thanks, where would i declare that 1 is true and 0 is false? and how exactly would it look?

thanks
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Lee SavidgeCommented:
1 is true and 0 is false. This is normal behaviour. Historically -1 is true because it is a bit mask showing all bits as 1 including the sign.
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Lee SavidgeCommented:
You could equally have a varchar field that says 'true' or 'false'. It depends how you represent the value in your database on the front end asp.net code. In this case though a bit field is your best choice of datatype.

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sweeting89Author Commented:
short but to the point
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