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In formal language theory and computer programming, string concatenation is the operation of joining two character strings end-to-end

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query to concatenate columns if record duplicate

My table has two column that is id and name. I want to do concatenate the columns if the if more than two names are same like: id ...
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Creating a stored procedure and adding date manually to filename

I am new to SQL administration and have been tasked with creating some nightly jobs that send an email with certain details contained within a spreadsheet and so far I have the following: EXEC msdb....
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Problem with mysql group_concat, complex query, not getting required result

I have 5 tables college trade district contact intake Their relationship looks like this I'm having problem with the contact table. In this table, cid and location are the primary key. It can have ...
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Adding two columns results in concatenation instead of addition

I need help using addition. When I do it populates using the concatenate function. I used the following in my access database Total: [ANTI TERROR]+[Records] and instead of returning 1 + 1 = 2 it ...
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Selecting only some columns from a table

I have a MySQL table that consists of around 200 columns. The name of each column is col_i (i=1 ,2,..200). Suppose I have to select only first 50 columns, how should I proceed? I found about the ...
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What is the most efficient way to concatenate strings in SQL Server?

I have this code: DECLARE @MyTable AS TABLE ( [Month] INT, Salary INT ); INSERT INTO @MyTable VALUES (1,2000), (1,3100); SELECT [Month], Salary FROM @MyTable; Output: I want to concat the ...
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Concatenate date and varchar

I am need to select the date stored in a column transactionDate datatype date and time stored in column transactionTime datatype varchar from a table transactionTable in mysql. My query is like ...
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How can I use 'system pwd' command with MySql CONCAT() function?

How can I use 'system pwd' command with MySql CONCAT() function? I tried select concat('test', system pwd); gives me ERROR 1583 (42000): Incorrect parameters in the call to native function 'concat'...
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CONCAT() between different alphabet echoes out '&' ampersand

I want to concatenate different alphabet strings and get a weird latin encoding with ampersands after the sixth greek character (I want to concatenate greek and english alphabet strings). Lets say I ...
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Concatenate 2-3 table field values in 1 table field in access

I have a project that in Access. The problem is I am a newbie in this application and I really couldn't figure out what to do, I have checked out several ways but am still stuck. I'll be handling a ...
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Insert results of concat

I have a table with 4 columns: ID ORDER_ID QTY VALUE 1 153 1 0 2 476 1 0 3 453 9 1 4 719 2 2 ...
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How to append value of column with double quotes (add quotes around string)

I have a table with a column that is TEXT type. In the column are numeric characters. What I'm trying to achieve is to wrap those characters in double quotes. EXAMPLE: NAME ID QTY Apples ...
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Stack overflow when parsing a lengthy query

I have a lengthy T-SQL Script. When SQL Server attempts to parse the script, it raises this error: Msg 565, Level 18, State 1, Line 106620 A stack overflow occurred in the server while compiling the ...
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Returning empty string when string_agg has no records

I am trying to return a text field in a PostgreSQL query that is of the form 'stringOne' || string_agg(field, ',') || 'stringTwo' where for certain elements in the group clause, field is always null. ...
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Avoiding entitized characters when using FOR XML PATH for string concatenation

I have this query: SELECT DISTINCT f1.CourseEventKey, STUFF ( ( SELECT '; ' + Title FROM ( SELECT DISTINCT ...
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UPDATE CONCAT without duplicates

I would like to concatenate multiple values ​​and remove duplicates (case-insensitive) in the same field with SQL only. Without using a unique key or stored procedure. Ex. Toto;toto1;titi;TOTO;...
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How to use variables in file paths in MySQL statements?

I have now a problem that I have to set paths through variables in queries like load data infile '/my/file/path/to/file.txt' into table database1.table2 fields terminated by '' lines terminated ...
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Order by and then Concat

I have a table table1 like: col1 col2 A1 A2 A1 B1 A1 B2 A2 A1 A2 B1 A2 B2 B1 A1 B1 A2 B1 B2 B2 A1 B2 A2 B2 B1 I need to concat col1 and col2 such a way that it ...

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