SQL If Statement


I have a stored procedure which includes this clause:

    if (select *** FROM ***…..)!='L'

This works okay but I need to change it so that it checks for two values; basically execute return if the result of the select statement is not L or is not S
I’ve tried a couple of approaches but none seem to work? Any suggestions please?
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Dale BurrellDirectorCommented:
if (select *** FROM ***…..) not in ('L', 'S')

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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Your code it's too short. Could you show more of the Select statement?

I would say that you should have a WHERE clause, so will be more easy. Example:
SELECT Field1, Field2, ..., FieldN
FROM table
WHERE FieldX NOT IN ('L', 'S')

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Vikas GargBusiness Intelligence DeveloperCommented:

You can try this one

If(select count(*) from DimAccount where field not in ('L','S')) > 0
	FROM	SomeTable
	WHERE	SomeField NOT IN ('L', 'S')

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