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How to you select the fantasy genre?

I am trying to select just the fantasy section of the genre column but am confused as to how to do it (it is in the middle of the alphabet so there is no clear way to pull it out that I know of)!

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,005 Points

Without a link to the challenge, I can only guess, but it sounds like your query would need to include a clause like this:

WHERE genre = 'Fantasy'

If there are no other objectives, the query might look like this:

SELECT * FROM table_name WHERE genre = 'Fantasy';

Of course, you have to substitue table_name with the actual name of the table.

Allie O.
Allie O.
11,601 Points

Hi Dan,

I can't see the challenge you're working on, but maybe instead of thinking it as getting a section of the column, if you think of it as getting the values WHERE genre equals fantasy, it might help you figure it out :)