Default Value for an integer Column as a paramater

Am using the follwing Proc
Create Proc  test (Col1 Nvarcahr(20) = '%' )
Select  col1,col2 from mytable Where Col1 like Col1
The Above example is good to Return one Row if the user use
Exec Test 'Blabla'
Or many rows if he use
Exec Test

I need the same technique with an INTEGER Column
I means how to implement the above example if COL1 Integer ? because i cant use ' %' with the integer parameter

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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
I'm not following your SQL, but here's an SP with an optional integer parameter

create proc test_sp(@mandatory as integer, @optional as integer = 0) as
SELECT @mandatory, @optional

-- This returns 5, 0
exec test_sp 5

-- This returns 5, 6
exec test_sp 5, 6
Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
Another option would be to have a single value represent all, like this...

Create Proc  test (@ID int = 0) AS
SELECT col1,col2
FROM mytable
WHERE (Col1 = @ID) OR (@ID =0)      

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You would want to default the INT to NULL then in your where clause use one of these.

   (yourValue = @yourINT OR @yourINT IS NULL)


   yourValue = COALESCE(@yourINT, yourValue)
ali_alannahAuthor Commented:
Hello Admin
By mistake i gave the points to jimhorn:
 the correct Answer was by tim_cs
How can i reassign it to tim_cs?
Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
Did you try my first proposed solution?
Also, both my second solution and the one tim_cs posted is very identical.   I'm confident that both of my posts perform what you originally asked.

>How can i reassign it to tim_cs?
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