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Returns true if the first argument is not equal to the second argument. Equivalent to the <> or != operator.

  • Each argument can be a literal String, Integer or Decimal number, a function, or a column reference.

Since the function returns a Boolean value, it can be used as a function or a conditional.


NOTE: Within an expression, you might choose to use the corresponding operator, instead of this function. For more information, see Comparison Operators.


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delete row: NOTEQUAL(myValue, checkSum)

Output: Deletes the row if the value in the myValue column does not equal the value in the checkSum column. 

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derive type:single value:NOTEQUAL(value1, value2)

ArgumentRequired?Data TypeDescription
value1YstringThe first value. This value can be a String, a number, a function, or a column reference.
value2YstringThe second value. This value can be a String, a number, a function, or a column reference.

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value1, value2

Names of the columns, expressions, or literals to compare.

  • Missing values generate missing results.

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Required?Data TypeExample Value
YesColumn reference, function, or numeric or String valuemyColumn

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Example - Basic Equal and Notequal Functions

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EXAMPLE - Comparison Functions Equal
EXAMPLE - Comparison Functions Equal

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