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SQL if statement...

SQL if statement...

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What I want to be able to do is inside a SQL stored procedure perform a SELECT query and if that SELECT query returns 0 rows then an UPDATE query is performed

I know this is probably really simple, but I can't seem to get it to work

Thanks

Simon

RE: SQL if statement...

If you're talking about Microsoft SQL Server, then....

CODE

If Exists(Select * From YourTable Where YourPrimaryKey = 1234)
  Update YourTable
  Set    Col1 = 'Blah',
         Col2 = 'Whatever'
  Where  YourPrimaryKey = 1234
Else
  Insert
  Into   YourTable(YourPrimaryKey, Col1, Col2)
  Values (YourPrimaryKey, 'Blah', 'Whatever')
 

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