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Can not figure out what I am doing wrong in table on I have FirstName and PhoneNumber and in the second table I have Carrier with @txt.***.Com etc. So when I write a proc to send text I want to be able to concatenate phonenumber and @txt.***.com together

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Select FirstName
,PhoneNumber + SMS
from Names as N
inner Join Carrier as C
on N.CarrierID = C.CarrierID
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edward_hall76 (4/23/2013)
Can not figure out what I am doing wrong in table on I have FirstName and PhoneNumber and in the second table I have Carrier with @txt.***.Com etc. So when I write a proc to send text I want to be able to concatenate phonenumber and @txt.***.com together

Example
Select FirstName
,PhoneNumber + SMS
from Names as N
inner Join Carrier as C
on N.CarrierID = C.CarrierID


Okay, so what is the problem?

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What is the datatype of PhoneNumber?
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I have phonenumber and sms set as Text. The PhoneNumber is in the Names table and SMS is in the Carriers table.
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edward_hall76 (4/23/2013)
I have phonenumber and sms set as Text. The PhoneNumber is in the Names table and SMS is in the Carriers table.


Still haven't answered the question, what is the problem??

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Can you please confirm that the datatype is Text, as opposed to varchar(???) or nvarchar(???)?
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I get this error Operand data type text is invalid for add operator
the PhoneNumber is in the Names table and the sms is in the Carriers table
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yes they are text
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edward_hall76 (4/23/2013)
I get this error Operand data type text is invalid for add operator
the PhoneNumber is in the Names table and the sms is in the Carriers table


Okay, now we need to see the DDL (CREATE TABLE statements) for the tables. I'm not sure which column is what data type. Looks like you will need to cast one or both to a varchar data type.

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Text, ntext and image are special data types that does not support the normal string operators.
If you want to concatenate, you'll need to cast each field into varchar or nvarchar first.
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