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seeker62
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Posted - 02/08/2013 :  17:07:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
select *, test.anything as all
from test
where all = 'cant'

gives me an error stateing that it can not find the field all. That field is in the select statement. So how can I make this work.

when i run select *, test.anything from test data appears under the column all

Edited by - seeker62 on 02/08/2013 17:09:45

webfred
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Posted - 02/08/2013 :  17:18:05  Show Profile  Visit webfred's Homepage  Reply with Quote
where test.anything = 'cant'


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James K
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Posted - 02/08/2013 :  17:19:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
ALL is a keyword - that may be the issue. Try this with the square brackets?
select *, test.anything as all
from test
where [all] = 'cant'


Editing: Strike that. I had missed the alias. Go with what WebFred suggested

Edited by - James K on 02/08/2013 17:23:37
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visakh16
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Posted - 02/08/2013 :  23:26:22  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by seeker62

select *, test.anything as all
from test
where all = 'cant'

gives me an error stateing that it can not find the field all. That field is in the select statement. So how can I make this work.

when i run select *, test.anything from test data appears under the column all



if you want to use alias

it should be


select *
from
(
select *, test.anything as [all]
from test
)t
where [all] = 'cant'


i would suggest using this approach only if anything is a complex expression and dont want to repeat otherwise use Freds suggestion

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