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Databases Reporting with SQL Working with Text Creating Excerpts

I don't understand where I should SELECT a new column and where I should concatenate the new output

I'm confused where in the statement I select a new column and where I concatenate both the first_name and last_name to output the new initials column.

1 Answer

chinmayanand mishra
chinmayanand mishra
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Its not about conact we need to use the SUBSTR function in the first name to pull the initial. The output will be something like this

select SUBSTR(first_name,1,1) as "initial", last_name from customers