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Nathan Winter
Nathan Winter
2,909 Points

WTF?! I'm stuck on this Challenge Task 2 of 2 on Concatenating Text and not understanding why. Please assist

I don't know why I'm not passing this challenge. Even the message after "Bummer" makes no sense saying it's "expecting 2532 2nd ST, San Diego, California 90222. USA not 2532 2nd ST, San Diego, California 90222. USA."

...LOL, they are identical.

This is the code I'm trying in response to the following challenge task:

Task - In an ecommerce database there's a addresses table. There is an id, nickname, street, city, state, zip, country and user_id columns. Concatenate the street, city, state, zip and country in the following format. Street, City, State Zip. Country e.g. 34 NE 12 st, Portland, OR 97129. USA. Alias the concatenated string as address

SELECT street || ", " || city || ", " || state || " " || zip || ". " || country FROM addresses AS address;

What gives?


2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,644 Points

The alias is part of the concatenated column specification.

It must come before the FROM clause. You already did something similar for "to_field" in task 1.

Nathan Winter
Nathan Winter
2,909 Points

durrrr.....Thank you Steven!