Conversion failed when converting the varchar value '115,89' to data type int.

Hi,

How to resolve the above error for the below code description  ?

Begin

Declare @InputUnit AS Varchar(256)
Set @InputUnit = (Select Query which returns the value 115,89)
SELECT ................. left join.....
      
WHERE
Dimension_ID = 8155 AND Geography_ID = 3346 AND DVid =2 AND Collection_ID=5 ANDUnit_ID1 IN (@Inputcount)

END
Gowtham RamamoorthyAsked:
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Data DudeCommented:
>@InputUnit AS Varchar(256)
>(Select Query which returns the value 115,89)
So you're trying to assign a numeric value '118,89' to the varchar @InputUnit.
The data types have to be the same, so you'll have to CAST the '118,89' as a varchar, i.e.

Declare @InputUnit AS Varchar(256)
Set @InputUnit = (Select CAST('115,89' as varchar(256)))

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Also, tell us if 'the value' has a column data type of varchar, numeric, or int.
PortletPaulEE Topic AdvisorCommented:
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This has a chance of working:

SELECT ................. left join.....
     
WHERE
Dimension_ID = 8155 AND Geography_ID = 3346 AND DVid =2 AND Collection_ID=5 ANDUnit_ID1 IN (Select Query which returns the value 115,89)
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Otherwise you cannot do what you are trying to do.....

You are sending a SINGLE STRING @Inputcount into that where clause, but EXPECTING it to behave as a SET OF VALUES

'This,is,a,single,string,no,matter,how,many,commas,I,use'


this
is
what
a
set
of
values
would
look
like

You need to divide that @Inputcount into a set of values which you can do using a "split string" function for an example see: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Database/MS-SQL-Server/Q_28272656.html#a39589088

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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Is there a typo in your question?
You're declaring @InputUnit variable and then using @Inputcount in your SELECT statement.
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