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Query to return output column names and data types of a query, table or view

Is there a PostgreSQL query or command that returns the field names and field types of a query, table or view? E.g., a solution if applied to simple SELECT query like SELECT * from person should ...
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Query with a sequence of “and not like”

I have a table called VHS_Metadata_Aug52014 with columns: Title, Description,Tag, Speaker, VIP, FilmingLocation, Notes I'm trying to write a query that returns all records for which the word ...
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Product table with possible duplicate part numbers from different manufacturers

I am making a database. It has a product(aka component or part) table with a ID, ManufacturerID, and PartNumber. The ID is obviously the primary key and is unique. The ManufacturerID is pulled from ...
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Maximum number of fields/columns in MongoDB

I'm considering learning and using MongoDB for a project, but I'm going to need to be able to store at least 1024 columns for the first part, and as many as 1048577 for the second. Does MongoDB have a ...
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Should I split these fields or leave as one?

I want to create a database listing characters in each book of the A Song of Ice and Fire series, listing the name of the character and the page in which they appear. I could just use three fields ...
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Column vs Field: have I been using these terms incorrectly?

I feel kind of embarrassed here, I've always used the terms "column" and "field" completely interchangeably, which recently caused some confusion in a technical discussion. I was told, though, that ...
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Calculating Open Days field and stopping with status change

I had a question but wasn't sure where I needed to post or view if someone has done this before. I have a dilemma on my hands. Background Info: I have been trying to figure out what to do since I ...
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How to set a 'real' field to accept an out-of-scale value?

I have an SQL Server database and one particular field that is a real. The program that feeds it was modified and is now sending a value too small to be considered a real. Is there a setting for ...
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Proper names for SUM(col) fields

I have worked on MySQL databases for a long time, but one question I have never been able to get an answer to that seemed formal is: In the query SELECT *, SUM(col1) FROM tbl, what is the proper name ...
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Can't add field that begins with an underscore in Crystal Reports

There's a field in a FoxPro table that I'm trying to pull in a Crystal Report (v10), and it begins with an _ and it doesn't appear in Field Explorer->Fields->Database ...