What are you trying to do?  The example you posted doesn't make any sense.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Titus Kruse [mailto:t_kruse@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 6:08 AM
> To: Midrange L
> Subject: Null in SQL select union
> Hi!
> I want to execute two queries combined with UNION. In columns 
> without a
> value, I wand to have null for default. When sorting the 
> resulting query,
> rows with null in group-fields and a value in result-fields 
> should be placed
> after those with a value in group-fields.
> Here is my example:
> SELECT type, color, NULL AS number FROM cars
> GROUP BY type
> ORDER BY type, color
> But this will not be executed because of errer "NULL is not a 
> column of
> cars".
> How do I specify a null-value in a SELECT-clause?
> Titus Kruse
> Software-Entwicklung IBM iSeries
> ESW Software Warda KG (GmbH & Co.)
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