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how to compare value of two fileds and based on that insert value into third fileds


how to compare value of two fileds and based on that insert value into third fileds

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Hi,

I have a database with table name as test in that i have 6 colums
they are

name varchar (20)
address varchar (20)
position varchar (20)
nametype1 varchar (20)
nametype2 varchar (20)
nameval varchar(20)

now in the nametype1 and nametype2 there are values like
nametype1 nametype2
"AB" "BA"
"BB" "BB"
"AA" "AA"
"BA" "AB"

now depending upon the combination i want to assign value to the thrid
field that is nameval like example below

nametype1 nametype2 nameval
"AB" "BA" 1
"BB" "BB" 2
"AA" "AA" 2
"BA" "AB" 1

please suggest query in sql which i can run to do this .

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kumar.k
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plz do this way

create table #temp(
name varchar (20),
address varchar (20),
position varchar (20),
nametype1 varchar (20),
nametype2 varchar (20),
nameval varchar(20))

insert into #temp(nametype1,nametype2)values(
'BA', 'AB')

select * from #temp

update #temp set nameval=case when nametype1=nametype2 then '1' else '2'
end

select * from #temp


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Was that what you were looking for?
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Actually I think that Kumar's case function might have the "1" and "2" backwards.

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That too.. but with so little data, it's hard to come up with a garanteed right answer...

It might be good, but then again the OP might need something else.
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Heh. Agreed.

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Well he's had two years to work on it, so hopefully resolved it by now. Smile
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Then why the heck did I find this in active threads... thats,weird.

Anyways, moving on.
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Do simple thing write a simple query like this you will get actual result.


SELECT nametype1, nametype1, CASE WHEN nametype1= nametype1THEN '1' ELSE '2' END AS nameval
FROM temp
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