> Is there an option for psql to use the entry in Comments for "pretty"
> column headings in a report? For example, instead of printing the
> column name of "last" in the heading, the option would print "Last
> Name" that is contained in the Comments field.
> The only two alternatives I've found so far is to use "SELECT AS" or
> to mangle the "\d+" output from psql with awk, which are both
> cumbersome solutions, especially when a "select *" is possible.
> Can anyone help?
Ideally, you could do something like:
SELECT 1 AS (SELECT description FROM pg_description WHERE ...);
but we don't support subqueries in AS clauses.
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