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Posted on 2014-02-03
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SyBase SQL Anywhere v10

Hey guys,

I am trying to return a preset text result if a specific condition is met. Example:

select POSHEADER.transact, POSHEADER.snum, POSHEADER.statnum, whoclose, timeend, POSHEADER.finaltotal, POSHEADER.status, METHODPAY.descript……

I don’t want it to actually select the POSHEADER.finaltotal value, but rather return a result of “Sale” if finaltotal is > 0 and a result of “Return” if finaltotal is < or = 0. Also the returned value needs to be in column 6.
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select POSHEADER.transact,
POSHEADER.snum,
POSHEADER.statnum,
whoclose,
timeend,
case when POSHEADER.finaltotal > 0 then 'Sale' else 'Return' end,
POSHEADER.status,
METHODPAY.descript……

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by:triphen
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Perfect....I had the same thing but my entire query was on one line.....it was working before I added the CASE statement. Thanks again!
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