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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 05/03/2013 :  03:29:47  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What is wrong with this query ?

select ID from customer WHERE (Family+' '+Name)= 'smith john'

it shows empty column while the opposit query works properly!

SELECT (Family+' '+Name) FROM Customer where ID=8

it shows "Smith John" as answer

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Posted - 05/03/2013 :  03:33:02  Show Profile  Visit webfred's Homepage  Reply with Quote
case sensitiv?

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Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 05/03/2013 :  04:17:49  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
check the collation and confirm whether its case sensitive or not as Fred suggested

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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 05/03/2013 :  05:12:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
No it is not case sensitive
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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 05/03/2013 :  05:16:59  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for your answering , i got the problem . It has problem with my language because i use non english language for names
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