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Converting Integer to Text


Converting Integer to Text

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Hi,
I am trying to convert an integer to text in a query using:

CASE WHEN [Extension]<'80' THEN '0' + CAST( Extension AS text(12)) ELSE [Extension] END AS Extn

but I get the following error:
'Explicit conversion from data type int to text is not allowed'

Any suggestions? I dont want to convert the Table
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Use varchar rather than text?

Ryan Randall

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Hi,

The '0' is not added when I use varchar
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hi
Try this

CASE WHEN [Extension]<'80' THEN '0' + CAST( Extension AS varchar(12)) ELSE [Extension] END AS Extn
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It must be [Extension]<80, not [Extension]<'80' .
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Still no luck
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Try This
CASE WHEN [Extension]<80 THEN '0'+ CAST(Extension as VARCHAR(12)) ELSE CAST(Extension as VARCHAR(12)) END AS Extn
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Thank you all it works
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