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SQL - Add negative sign if matlfer.xtype = 'INVSUB'

Posted on 2014-02-21
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 SELECT 
        CASE matlxfer.xtype
          WHEN 'ADDINV' THEN '552'
          WHEN 'INVSUB' THEN '551'
        END AS ADJUSTMENT ,
             matlxfer.xfer_qty 

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Add negative sign if matlfer.xtype = 'INVSUB'
Data

 matlfer.xtype matlxfer.xfer_qty
ADDINV   1
INVSUB  2
ADDINV 3
INVSUB  4

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Our database doesn't have negatives, but I need to send data with them and i've tried variables and other things, but none have worked as I wanted.  Basically I need it to show as this.

matlxfer.xfer_qty
1
-2
 3
-4

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Question by:gpsdh
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That would be another CASE block that refers to xtype..
SELECT 
   CASE matlxfer.xtype WHEN 'ADDINV' THEN '552' WHEN 'INVSUB' THEN '551' END AS ADJUSTMENT,
   CASE matlfer.xtype WHEN 'INVSUB' THEN -1 * matlxfer.xfer_qty ELSE matlxfer.xfer_qty  END as xfer_qty 

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by:gpsdh
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That works!  Thanks!
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by:Jim Horn
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btw I have an article out there on SQL Server CASE Solutions that has a wompload of CASE examples.  Hit the 'Yes' button if it helps you out.

Thanks for the grade.  Good luck with your project.  -Jim
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