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From Brett Wooldridge <brett.wooldri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Problem with Column Names
Date Mon, 07 Jun 2010 13:36:05 GMT
It is not valid in SQL to have column name (or other identifiers) that begin
with a numeric character.  You're going to have to code specifically for
this case.


On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 10:29 PM, pb2208 <pete.beatty@gmail.com> wrote:

> I am defining a DB where I will need to import numerous data files.  These
> data files may come from EXCEL, CSV files, and Tab delimited files.  All of
> these files use alphabetic (A-Za-z0-9) in their column names.  Some columns
> may contain only the (0-9) characters.
> I have been trying to create a table using the numeric characters.
>  However,
> I am always getting exception errors pointing to the column name.  The
> command I am using is:
> Create Table mytab (393 decimal(3));
> I have also tried changing the 393 to encase it in single and double
> quotes.
> THis has no affect.
> How can I define and reference a column using numeric characters?
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