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Will Decode function works in IBM DB2 Database?

Will Decode function works in IBM DB2 Database?

Will Decode function works in IBM DB2 Database?

When executing the below query, i am getting error "SQL Error [42703]: [SQL0206] Column or global variable C1 not found." Can any one explain why i am getting this error.

SELECT DECODE(c1, 7, 'a', 6, 'b', 'c') FROM SYSIBM.SYSDUMMY1;

RE: Will Decode function works in IBM DB2 Database?

error is very clear - Column or global variable C1 not found

so either declare the variable correctly or use a table that contains the column you wish to decode

Code on the manuals are example only - not full and as you would have noticed on the manual where that decode is copied from it does not specify the from clause.


Frederico Fonseca
SysSoft Integrated Ltd

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