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Databases Reporting with SQL Working with Text Concatenating Text

Abigail Solomon
Abigail Solomon
2,284 Points

How do you alias the strings you concatenate to "to_field"? And properly concatenate these strings?

I'm trying to solve the first Challenge Task for Working with Text in Reporting with SQL. Here's my following code: SELECT first_name || " " || last_name || " " || email AS "to_field" FROM patrons; . But that doesn't seem to be the right code for this challenge. What am I doing wrong?

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Travis Alstrand
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Travis Alstrand
Data Analysis Techdegree Graduate 47,519 Points

Hiya Abigail Solomon ! :wave:

You're SUPER close!!

I had a hard time figuring this one out as well too, turns out it had to do with the < > angle brackets not surrounding the email property. So you'll want a space before the first one and no space after the closing angle bracket.

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