Change a null value to false in a view

Hello- I have a bit field in a view that returns either true, false or NULL.

How can I transform any null value to be treated as 'false'?

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Ephraim WangoyaCommented:
you could use case statement for that

select case when field is null then false else field end , .....
snyperjAuthor Commented:
Where would I insert that in the view? (using management studio) in the 'Column' field????

Also, please help with the syntax... the field name is 'auto_taxed'

What about just doing this instead of a case statement?

SELECT COALESCE(auto_taxed,0) AS auto_taxed
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snyperjAuthor Commented:
Where does that get inserted in the view?  I am not understanding where to put that.  I need to incorporate it into an existing view that has several joins.  If I put that in the 'Column' field, Management Studio automatically surrounds it with quotes and it just returns the whole sql statement as a string in the view results.  Help!
Please provide the query being used in the view.
You can put it the definition of the view. While creating view, you do run select statement. Just you need to change that. You can alter your view as:-

alter view <viewname>
     value = case when t1.<col_3> is null then 'NULL'
                  else when t1.<col_3> = 0 then 'False'
                  else 'True'
from <tablename> as t1

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snyperjAuthor Commented:
worked it out... thanks
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