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SQL IF / ELSE IF

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I need to use an IF / ELSE IF in SQL.  Below is my example I am trying to accomplish

Select ID,  F1,
    IF CONTAINS( F2, 'Check')
        BEGIN
            Replace(F2, 'Check', '')
        END
    ELSE IF CONTAINS( F2, 'Ck')
        BEGIN
            Replace(F2, 'Ck', '')
        END
    END IF AS MyField

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Ephraim Wangoya earned 250 total points
ID: 38744245
use this

Select ID,  F1,
    case 
		when F2 LIKE '%Check%' then
			Replace(F2, 'Check', '')
		when F2 LIKE '%Ck%' then
			Replace(F2, 'Ck', '')
		else
			F2
    END AS MyField

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by:Simone B
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ID: 38744259
Either one of these will give you what you're looking for:

SELECT ID, F1,
      CASE WHEN F2 = 'Check' THEN REPLACE(F2,'Check','')
            WHEN F2 = 'Ck' THEN REPLACE(F2,'Ck','')
                                ELSE F2
      END AS MyField
      
SELECT ID, F1,
      REPLACE(REPLACE(F2,'Check',''),'Ck','') AS MyField
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by:CipherIS
ID: 38744294
Ok, it works but having one problem.  F2 can contain 'Ck#' and can't seem to delete the #.

Select ID,  F1,
    case 
		when F2 LIKE '%Check%' then
			Replace(F2, 'Check', '')
		when F2 LIKE '%Ck%' then
			Replace(F2, 'Ck', '')
		when F2 LIKE '%Ck#%' then
			Replace(F2, 'Ck#', '')
		else
			F2
    END AS MyField

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Any idea how to resolve?
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by:Ephraim Wangoya
ID: 38744309
Put Ck# before Ck

Select ID,  F1,
    case 
		when F2 LIKE '%Check%' then
			Replace(F2, 'Check', '')
		when F2 LIKE '%Ck#%' then
			Replace(F2, 'Ck#', '')
		when F2 LIKE '%Ck%' then
			Replace(F2, 'Ck', '')
		else
			F2
    END AS MyField

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by:CipherIS
ID: 38744311
Figured it out - thx
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