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Databases Reporting with SQL Working with Text Adding Text Columns Together

quotes usage for column names when using AS keyword


What I learned from previous course regarding AS keyword, we need to use quotes of column names in multiple words but not single word. When I see the example this video taken it seems that columns, "Email" and "Phone" are wrapped by quotes even even thought they are each single word. Is it ok that I understand I can use quotes for column names when I use AS keyword without thinking those names are single or multi words?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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The quotes are required when the names contain spaces or special characters. Otherwise they are optional and can be used or not as you choose.