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SSIS output to text file

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Looking for an easier way to accomplish this in SSIS.  
if number of  rows  in a table CUSTOMER  is 3 or less  ie count(*)  < = 3  write a blank  textfile to  c:\customerinfo.txt else select * from
Customer  to c:\customerinfo.txt
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by:Jim Horn
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In your data flow task that pumps table Customer add a Row Count control, and assign the resulting row count to a variable.

Then in the next control flow, add a precedence constraint that tests the value of that variable, i.e. @@variable_name >= 3, and have the 'true' arrow go to the part that writes the blank text file, 'false' arrow go to the part that SELECT *
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I added the row count control.   can you explain further how to write the blank text file...

--add a precedence constraint that tests the value of that variable, i.e. @@variable_name >= 3, and have the 'true' --arrow go to the part that writes the blank text file,
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by:Alpesh Patel
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Hi,

Take rowcount in Variable and using that variable create Source expression and add where condition to that

'select * from
Customer Where ' +
case when variablevalue > 3 then '1=1'  else = '1=2' end
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Site was more explanatory
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