return null as zero

How would i return a null value as 0 in my query.  For example this query

Select Name, Amount returns data like this:

name1 213.33
name2 NULL

I want the nulls to be Zero.  How
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erikTsomikSystem Architect, CF programmer Commented:
just use ISNULL(Amount,0) as Amount
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PortletPaulfreelancerCommented:
there are 2 functions that are relevant here

Above, Erik has shown you ISNULL()
this function is specific to SQL Sever

a more generic function (available in several databases) is COALESCE()

COALESCE(Amount,0) as Amount

While they are similar the 2 functions are not identical.
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SAMIR BHOGAYTAFreelancer and IT ConsultantCommented:
hi..
Can you try the following query

Use coalesce():

select  coalesce(name2 , 0) as name2

In SQL Server only, you can save two characters with isnull():

select  isnull(name2 , 0) as name2
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vbnetcoderAuthor Commented:
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