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Databases

How do I put <> around the email in SQL it is seeing them as a operator rather than text.

How do I put the greater than, and less than symbols around an email address without it thinking that they are operators. I've tried using quotes.

Thanks!

Umesh Ravji
Umesh Ravji
42,361 Points

Can we see what you have tried, putting quotes around them should work :)

I've tried

SELECT first_name || " " || last_name || " " || email AS "to_field" FROM patrons;

SELECT first_name || " " || last_name || " " || "<"email">" AS "to_field" FROM patrons;

SELECT first_name || " " || last_name || " " || "<email>" AS "to_field" FROM patrons;

1 Answer

Umesh Ravji
Umesh Ravji
42,361 Points

Hi Andrew, it looks like you just have to make sure to concatenate them together with the rest of the select statement. You can simplify the || " " || "<" || part to one string if you'd like.

SELECT first_name || " " || last_name || " " || "<" || email || ">" AS "to_field" FROM patrons;