Dynamic Order By and ASC DESC

Referencing: stackoverflow.com/questions/1147763/dynamic-order-direction

I attempted to set mine up the same way, but I'm receiving the error message: Conversion failed when converting the varchar value 'StartDate' to data type int.

The below is what I have:

@OrderBy varchar(10) = 'StartDate',
@Direction int = 1

...
      CASE WHEN @Direction = 0 THEN 1
      ELSE
            CASE WHEN CAST(@OrderBy AS varchar(10)) = 'StartDate' THEN 'StartDate'
                  WHEN CAST(@OrderBy AS varchar(10))  = 'EndDate' THEN 'EndDate'
            END
      END ASC,
      
      CASE WHEN @Direction = 1THEN 1
      ELSE
            CASE WHEN CAST(@OrderBy AS varchar(10)) = 'StartDate' THEN 'StartDate'
                  WHEN CAST(@OrderBy AS varchar(10))  = 'EndDate' THEN 'EndDate'
            END
      END DESC
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
This should do

@OrderBy varchar(10) = 'StartDate',@Direction int = 1...      CASE WHEN @Direction = 0 THEN null
      WHEN @OrderBy = 'StartDate' THEN StartDate       
         WHEN @OrderBy = 'EndDate' THEN EndDate       END     ASC
,            CASE WHEN @Direction = 1THEN null
WHEN @OrderBy  = 'StartDate' THEN StartDate        
     WHEN @OrderBy = 'EndDate' THEN EndDate     END desc
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barnescoAuthor Commented:
Dang, that does work...thanks, AngelIII!!!
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