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Using sqlite3 on Linux, how can one work with multiple databases?

I'd like to do something like the following in database 1?

sqlite3 database1.db
insert into database1.mytable values (select * from database2.mytable) 

How do I write the SELECT query for database2 above?

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are you looking for ATTACH DATABASE? –  swasheck Sep 28 '12 at 21:09
    
Didn't test it yet, but I think so, thanks! Want to post your comment as reply? –  stefan.at.wpf Sep 29 '12 at 8:10
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(reposting swasheck's comment as reply)

sqlite3 database1.db
> ATTACH DATABASE 'database2.db' AS database2;
> INSERT INTO mytable SELECT * FROM database2.mytable;
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