> In the last episode (Sep 09), leegold said:
> > Could anyone link me or explain the purposes of backquotes in an SQL
> > statement. I tried searching the manual and googling it but couldn't
> > find a simple explaination. ``` vs. "regular" single quotes'''.
> > Thanks, Lee G.
> Backquotes are used to delimit table or field names; they aren't used
> to delimit SQL strings the way ' or " are. You'll almost never need to
> use them unless you have spaces or other strange characters in your
> table/field names.
> Dan Nelson
Backtics can also be useful to avoid SQL injections if an application your
working on requires table names or field names to be supplied from user
input (always a bad idea) like a select box.