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Defaulting Temp Table Required Column to a Null Value

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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a temp table that has required columns.  I am outputing the result to a flat file that will be used by an EDI process.  I need to default the blank fields to a NULL value.  Everything I try either results in a "column does not allow null" message or an "error near [field] message.  Below is my ccode:


   SELECT  TITLE_UNIT AS BOOK_TYPE
         ,ITEM AS SKU
         ,'' AS Title_Date
         ,'' AS 'BOOK SKU'
         ,TITLE_DESC AS 'Description'
         ,'' AS 'Title Cost'
         ,'' AS 'Title Costa'
         ,'' AS 'Title Costb'
         ,'' AS 'Title Costc'
         ,'' AS 'Book Dept'
  INTO Temptbl
FROM BookINVENTORY
WHERE Genre = 'Fiction'

How can I default my Title Costa and other fields to NULL values using the above?
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