Oracle query with if then else

How can I have an if then else  for  the following sql query
       Select
       case when Status is not null  then 2000    --- condition 1
        case when RevStatus in (10,20)  then RevStatus * 50   -- condition 2
        else StateNo end  StateNoDerived
      From Docs
   
   If  both condition 1 and 2 are met I need to get value as 2000 ( based on condiition 1 )
Sam OZAsked:
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_agx_Commented:
Can't you combine the first two conditions with AND?

SELECT  CASE WHEN Status IS NOT NULL AND RevStatus IN (10,20) THEN 2000
                         ELSE 0 --- Return whatever you want here
               END AS TheResultNameHere
FROM    Docs
johnsoneSenior Oracle DBACommented:
Not sure I quite understand what you are looking for.  CASE works in order, so the first one it finds it takes.
SELECT CASE 
         WHEN ( status IS NOT NULL ) 
               OR ( status IS NOT NULL 
                    AND revstatus IN ( 10, 20 ) ) THEN 2000 
         WHEN revstatus IN ( 10, 20 ) THEN revstatus * 50 
         ELSE stateno 
       END StateNoDerived 
FROM   docs 

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Sam OZAuthor Commented:
Hi Agx, Johnson I have a few more conditions. So your approach , though works may be a little cumbersome . Is there areally no clean way of using If then else  ( Or case else ) in oracle?
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Sam OZAuthor Commented:
Hi Johnson. Also I tried changing the order . For some reason, it does not reflect on the result
johnsoneSenior Oracle DBACommented:
A CASE is essentially an if-then-else.  Can you provide sample data to show how it isn't working?
_agx_Commented:
though works may be a little cumbersome

I agree with johnsone in that CASE essentially is what you're looking for, but ... it'd help to see the full conditions along with sample code. That way we could see why it's cumbersome/not working and possibly suggest a way to improve it.
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