Click here to monitor SSC
SQLServerCentral is supported by Redgate
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 


Assigning categories to values 2


Assigning categories to values 2

Author
Message
TomThomson
TomThomson
SSChampion
SSChampion (10K reputation)SSChampion (10K reputation)SSChampion (10K reputation)SSChampion (10K reputation)SSChampion (10K reputation)SSChampion (10K reputation)SSChampion (10K reputation)SSChampion (10K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 10731 Visits: 12019
Nice question, good explanation. No SQL weirdness like that in yesterday's question, so much easier.

Hugo Kornelis (5/15/2013)
Dave62 (5/15/2013)
A minor typo in the explanation.
"... As soon as one evaluates to True, the corresponding ELSE is returned. ..."

ELSE should be THEN in that sentence.


and
hany.helmy (5/15/2013)
In the Explanation: "A CASE expression will always evaluate the WHEN clauses from top to bottom. As soon as one evaluates to True, the corresponding [ELSE] is returned."

I think it should be the corresponding [THEN] not else, correct me if I am wrong.


You are both absolutely right. Sorry for that mistake. Unfortunately, I am unable to change the explanation. Sad

Steve will correct it for you if you ask him (private message works quite well for that) - it is better if simple errors in questions are fixed so that people who come across them later are not confused or misled.

Tom

David Conn
David Conn
Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame (3K reputation)Hall of Fame (3K reputation)Hall of Fame (3K reputation)Hall of Fame (3K reputation)Hall of Fame (3K reputation)Hall of Fame (3K reputation)Hall of Fame (3K reputation)Hall of Fame (3K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 3039 Visits: 1119
Straightforward Question.

Thanks

David
Dineshbabu
Dineshbabu
Ten Centuries
Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.1K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 1076 Visits: 569
Easier question with lot more information.

--
Dineshbabu
Desire to learn new things..
marlon.seton
marlon.seton
SSC Eights!
SSC Eights! (845 reputation)SSC Eights! (845 reputation)SSC Eights! (845 reputation)SSC Eights! (845 reputation)SSC Eights! (845 reputation)SSC Eights! (845 reputation)SSC Eights! (845 reputation)SSC Eights! (845 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 845 Visits: 319
Easy question for me. Dank je, Hugo.

Got bit by the evaluation of aggregates a while back and forgot about it so it's good to be reminded. Nogmaals hartelijk dank, Hugo.
Go


Permissions

You can't post new topics.
You can't post topic replies.
You can't post new polls.
You can't post replies to polls.
You can't edit your own topics.
You can't delete your own topics.
You can't edit other topics.
You can't delete other topics.
You can't edit your own posts.
You can't edit other posts.
You can't delete your own posts.
You can't delete other posts.
You can't post events.
You can't edit your own events.
You can't edit other events.
You can't delete your own events.
You can't delete other events.
You can't send private messages.
You can't send emails.
You can read topics.
You can't vote in polls.
You can't upload attachments.
You can download attachments.
You can't post HTML code.
You can't edit HTML code.
You can't post IFCode.
You can't post JavaScript.
You can post emoticons.
You can't post or upload images.

Select a forum

































































































































































SQLServerCentral


Search