[thelist] SQL Server 7: CONVERT function

Scott Dexter sgd at ti3.com
Wed Mar 21 10:10:07 CST 2001

> So Big Question:  Why would it be that the CONVERT function 
> (which should 
> return 0 if an input is not convertable to an int if I 
> recall) work on one 
> machine and not on another?  Thoughts?  Ideas?

 From the SQL Server 7 docs:

SQL Server returns an error message when char, nchar, varchar, or nvarchar
data is converted to int, float, numeric, or decimal; or when an empty
string (" ") is converted to int or float.

I'd check your data, make sure it matches up (despite the DTS wizard)


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