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Databases Reporting with SQL Working with Text Concatenating Text

Minh Duong
Minh Duong
1,616 Points

SELECT CONCAT(first_name, ' ', last_name) AS "To_field", CONCAT('<', email, '>') AS "To" FROM patrons; why is missing?

SELECT CONCAT(first_name, ' ', last_name) AS "To_field", CONCAT('<', email, '>') AS "To" FROM patrons;

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

Concatenation should be done using the special operator (||) as taught in the lessons. I don't think this database even has a "CONCAT" function.

And when the instructions say "Concatenate the first name, last name and email address", they mean you should combine them into one field.

Then when they say "Alias it to to_field", it is important to spell it exactly as shown, in all lower case.