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Re: How to use question mark in query thru ODBC from Windows

From: "Byron Nikolaidis" <byron(dot)nikolaidis(at)home(dot)com>
To: "Kari Lempiainen" <kari(at)funky(dot)pp(dot)fi>, <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: How to use question mark in query thru ODBC from Windows
Date: 2000-06-25 19:46:43
Message-ID: 000a01bfdede$174706e0$6401a8c0@byron (view raw or flat)
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Use single quotes around the question mark.   All literal strings require
single quotes.

Byron

----- Original Message -----
From: Kari Lempiainen <kari(at)funky(dot)pp(dot)fi>
To: <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Saturday, June 24, 2000 2:47 PM
Subject: [INTERFACES] How to use question mark in query thru ODBC from
Windows


> I'm using ODBC-interface in Windows 200 to access data from PostgreSQL
> database in Linux box. My query is like:
> select id from records where name = 'How are you?'
>
> I get errors from the ODBC:
> SQLExecDirect: SQL Error: 1
> SQL State: S1000
> Error string: Error while executing the query;
> ERROR:  Unterminated quoted string
>
> I've analyzed the problem to be the question mark. ODBC thinks that
> I'm using ? as a parameter marker, which obviously isn't the problem.
> I've tried replacing ? with \? with no success (like I have to use \'
> instead of '). What can I do to get the question mark go thru driver?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Kari


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