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Just converted to A2002, querries not working - please help

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Thanks for reading this. We just converted to A2002 and some of my
querries have stopped working and I can't figure out why.

Basically, anything with a "NOT" is not working.

For example:

select * from b321bl where stdverifyby <> "demonstration"

does not work. The records with "demonstration" are still there.

Also tried....

select * from b321bl where stdverifyby NOT like "demo*"

dosen't work either.

I also tried.....
<> 'demonstration'
NOT = 'demonstration'
NOT LIKE 'demo*'

So, I tried it with double " and single '

This only happened when we switched to A2002. Before that, the querries
were fine.

Has something changed, or were my original querries incorrectly
structured and A2002 just dosen't like them?

Thanks for any advise.

PS: stdverifyby is a "varchar 50"

Richard Hollingsworth

Nov 12 '05 #1
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Nevermind, I found the problem. It wasn't the text delimiters that were
the problem.

I was actually tyring to do 2 comparrisons using OR and that was not
working. I had to change the OR to AND (don't understand why) and it

Go fugure.

Original SQL:

WHERE (NOT (STDVerifyBy = 'demonstration')) OR (NOT (STDVerifyBy =

changed to:

WHERE (NOT (STDVerifyBy = 'demonstration')) AND (NOT (STDVerifyBy =

and it worked fine.


Nov 12 '05 #2

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