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Posted - 05/17/2013 :  01:21:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Whats wrong with this statement?
INSERT INTO employees


(201, Robert, Cox, robertcox1@yahoo.com, 50000,

5, 102-291-1111, sysdate);

data types are: number, varchar2, varchar2, varchar2, varchar2, number, varchar2, date.

Error starting at line 1 in command:
INSERT INTO employees
(201, Robert, Cox, robertcox1yahoocom, 50000,
5, 1022911111, sysdate)
Error at Command Line:3 Column:22
Error report:
SQL Error: ORA-00984: column not allowed here
00984. 00000 - "column not allowed here"

Side note: when it says "error at command Line: 3 Column: 22" that means three lines down twenty two characters over or is that wrong?

Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 05/17/2013 :  01:41:05  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
you're using Oracle and this is MS SQL Server forum

In SQL Server we do it as this

INSERT INTO employees


(201, 'Robert', 'Cox', 'robertcox1@yahoo.com', '50000',

5, '102-291-1111', sysdate);

you can try this
In case it doesnt work well in Oracle try your luck @ some oracle forums

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