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Re: Copy from problem

From: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Eduardo Vázquez Rodríguez <evazquez(at)insys-corp(dot)com(dot)mx>
Cc: "'pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Copy from problem
Date: 2004-05-30 05:39:49
Message-ID: 1085895588.26732.1123.camel@linda (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 18:54, Eduardo Vázquez Rodríguez wrote:
> When I issue the following command
> copy public."Example" from '/home/postgres/abc.txt';
> 
> The following error appears
> 
> ERROR:  missing data for column "Email"
> CONTEXT:  COPY Prueba, line 2: "Jessie Rodriguez	Santa Anna "
> 
> My question is how can I insert a null value into the field email,and that
> copy from continue copying the next lines?

Null values are represented by \N (or by some other string specified in
the COPY command - see its documentation).

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