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From:Martijn Tonies Date:August 13 2004 8:41am
Subject:Re: quoting keywords
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> Hopefully a simple problem!? ...
> MySQL produces a server-error when performing a query like
> SELECT char FROM mytable WHERE id=4711
> This seems to be 'char' is a MySQL-keyword. Ok!
> But how can i quote it??? (I could not find any information about this
> issue in the documentation...)

Using "backticks" should work:

select `char` from mytable

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
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