Hello again Jason,
This problem will also be fixed in version 2.0. It was fixed by
prefacing the value with a full-stop (.).
When you do this in Query Analyzer: SELECT ISNUMERIC('$'), you will get a 1
Now try this one: SELECT ISNUMERIC('.$') and you get a 0 (FALSE).
SELECT ISNUMERIC('.1.') will correctly yeild a 1 again.
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"Jason" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> We have had a problem with Aardvark for a while, and I have only worked
> why this issue was occuring.
> I have discovered that you use the isnumeric function before you use the
> convert function. This is an example query:
> SELECT CustomFields.*, CustomFieldValues.[Value] AS FieldValue,
> CustomFieldComboEntries.[Value] AS ComboValue
> FROM CustomFields LEFT OUTER JOIN
> CustomFieldValues ON CustomFields.RecordID =
> CustomFieldValues.CustomFieldID AND CustomFieldValues.BugID = 212 LEFT
> CustomFieldComboEntries ON
> CustomFieldComboEntries.CustomFieldID = CustomFieldValues.CustomFieldID
> CustomFieldComboEntries.RecordID = CASE WHEN
> ISNUMERIC(CustomFieldValues.Value) = 1 THEN CONVERT(float,
> ELSE - 1 END
> WHERE (CustomFields.CompanyID = 3)
> ORDER BY CustomFields.Sequence
> This is flawed, however. IsNumeric will pass a single hyphen character as
> being numeric, however, this will fail the convert to float conversion. I
> can only assume this affects other characters.