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Posted on 2014-10-29
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Hi All,

I'm farely new to writing sql code.
I have a query that I"m trying to currently write.
I'm trying to place 3 conditions in the having clause, but keep on getting an error.
"Incorrect Syntax near '<'.

Here are my conditions:
The total for all credits and debits does not equal 0.
sum of cr_amount 6 does not equal 0
sum of db_amount6 does not equal 0


Can someone help me with this.
Or any suggestions on how to write the code more efficently would be welcomed too.

select (rtrim(RIGHT(CONVERT(Char(5), gla.COMPANY + 10000), 4))+'-'+rtrim(RIGHT(CONVERT(Char(5), gla.ACCT_UNIT + 10000), 3))) AS ENTITY_UNIQUE_IDENTIFIER,
       (rtrim(RIGHT(CONVERT(Char(5), gla.ACCOUNT + 10000), 4)+'-'+ RIGHT(CONVERT(Char(5), gla.SUB_ACCOUNT + 10000), 4)))AS ACCOUNT_NUMBER,
       rtrim(RIGHT(CONVERT(Char(5), gla.ACCOUNT + 10000), 4)) AS NATURAL_ACCT,
       rtrim(RIGHT(CONVERT(Char(5), gla.SUB_ACCOUNT + 10000), 4)) AS SUB_ACCOUNT,
       rtrim(gls.ACCOUNT_DESC) AS GROUP_DESCRIPTION_LAWSON,
       '' AS SHORT_GROUP_DESC_LAWSON,
       '' AS SPECIALTY,
       '' AS BILLING_SYSTEM,
       '' AS KEY9,
       '' AS KEY10,
       rtrim(glc.ACCOUNT_DESC) as GROUP_DESCRIPTION_LAWSON,
       '' AS BANK_ACCOUNT_REFERENCE,
       'A' AS FINANCIAL_STATEMENT,
       '' AS ACCOUNT_TYPE,
       'TRUE' AS ACTIVE_ACCOUNT,
       'TRUE' AS ACTIVITY_IN_PERIOD,
       '' AS ALTERNATE_CURRENCY,
       'USD' AS ACCOUNT_CURRENCY,
       '6/30/2014' AS PERIOD_END_DATE,
       --convert(varchar(10),(dateadd(month, ((YEAR(GETDATE())-1900)*12)+Month(getdate()),-1)),101),
       '' AS GL_REPORTING_BALANCE,
       '' AS GL_ALTERNATE_BALANCE,
       
    (Sum(gla.DB_BEG_BAL) + sum(gla.CR_BEG_BAL) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_01) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_01) +
     sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_02) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_02) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_03) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_03) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_04) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_04) +
     sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_05) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_05) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_06) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06)) AS GL_ACCOUNT_BALANCE,

       sum(gla.DB_BEG_BAL) + sum(gla.CR_BEG_BAL) as BeginBalance,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_01) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_01) as Month1,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_02) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_02) as Month2,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_03) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_03) as Month3,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_04) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_04) as Month4,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_05) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_05) as Month5,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_06) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06) as Month6,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_07) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_07) as Month7,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_08) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_08) as Month8,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_09) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_09) as Month9,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_10) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_10) as Month10,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_11) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_11) as Month11,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_12) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_12) as Month12,
       
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_01) AS DBMONTH1,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_01) as CRMonth1,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_02) AS DBMONTH2,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_02) as CRMonth2,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_03) AS DBMONTH3,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_03) as CRMonth3,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_04) AS DBMONTH4,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_04) as CRMonth4,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_05) AS DBMONTH5,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_05) as CRMonth5,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_06) AS DBMONTH6,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06) as CRMonth6,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_07) AS DBMONTH7,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_07) as CRMonth7,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_08) AS DBMONTH8,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_08) as CRMonth8,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_09) AS DBMONTH9,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_09) as CRMonth9,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_10) AS DBMONTH10,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_10) as CRMonth10,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_11) AS DBMONTH11,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_11) as CRMonth11,
       sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_12) AS DBMONTH12,
       sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_12) as CRMonth12

from GLAMOUNTS gla

join GLMASTER glm
on gla.ACCOUNT = glm.ACCOUNT
and gla.ACCT_UNIT = glm.ACCT_UNIT
and gla.SUB_ACCOUNT = glm.SUB_ACCOUNT
and gla.COMPANY = glm.COMPANY

join GLCHARTDTL glc
ON glm.CHART_NAME = glc.CHART_NAME
AND glm.ACCOUNT = glc.ACCOUNT
and glm.SUB_ACCOUNT = glc.SUB_ACCOUNT

JOIN GLCHARTSUM gls
on glc.CHART_NAME = gls.CHART_NAME
AND glc.SUMRY_ACCT_ID = gls.SUMRY_ACCT_ID

WHERE gla.FISCAL_YEAR = year(getdate())--2014
AND gla.ACCOUNT < 4000
and gla.COMPANY <> 101
GROUP BY gla.COMPANY, gla.ACCOUNT, gla.SUB_ACCOUNT, gla.ACCT_UNIT, glc.ACCOUNT_DESC, gls.SUMMARY_ACCT, gls.ACCOUNT_DESC, gla.MAINT_DATE

HAVING (Sum(gla.DB_BEG_BAL) + sum(gla.CR_BEG_BAL) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_01) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_01) +
     sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_02) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_02) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_03) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_03) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_04) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_04) +
     sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_05) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_05) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_06) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06)) <>  0 --aor sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06 <> 0  
     --sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_06) <>0
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by:lcohan
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Are you sure you getting the error? I did a syntax check and it came back clean - obviously not being able to execute it as I don't have your DB/tables.
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by:Jim Horn
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>but keep on getting an error.  "Incorrect Syntax near '<'.
Double-click on the above line in SSMS and the cursor will jump to where the error occured.
Then type the location in this question.
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by:Jim Horn
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sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_05) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_05) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_06) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06)) <>  0 --aor sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06 <> 0  

If the above is actually two lines then you are missing either a comma or an expression like +
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by:metalteck
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Sorry guys, the last line of the having clause was commented out.
The last line is actually 2 conditions

here is the correct Having statement:

HAVING (Sum(gla.DB_BEG_BAL) + sum(gla.CR_BEG_BAL) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_01) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_01) +
     sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_02) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_02) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_03) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_03) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_04) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_04) +
     sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_05) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_05) + sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_06) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06)) <>  0  and sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06 <> 0
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Jim Horn earned 2000 total points
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Based on the above, missing the final ) at the very end of HAVING. Indenting would make it easier to read.
HAVING (
   Sum(gla.DB_BEG_BAL) + sum(gla.CR_BEG_BAL) + 
   sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_01) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_01) + 
   sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_02) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_02) + 
   sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_03) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_03) + 
   sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_04) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_04) +
   sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_05) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_05) + 
   sum(gla.DB_AMOUNT_06) + sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06)) <>  0  
   and sum(gla.CR_AMOUNT_06 <> 0) -- <-- here

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btw I don't see any NULL handling such as ISNULL or COALESCE anywhere, so make sure that a single NULL doesn't blow up the entire HAVING expression.
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by:metalteck
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Thats it. I was missing the last ).

How would I check for nulls?
How would I use coalesce?

Is there a better way to sum each table other than listing them individually?
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by:Jim Horn
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>Is there a better way to sum each table other than listing them individually?
I think using HAVING will be as optimal as any other way, such as a subquery, but I'll step back from that point to encourage other experts to respond

SELECT ISNULL(any number, 0) will return any number if it's not NULL, and 0 if NULL.
SELECT COALESE(any number, this number too, or that number, 0) is same as above except you can tell T-SQL to pick the first non-NULL value from more than two values.
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