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Re: Referencing created tables fails with message that

From: Tino Wildenhain <tino(at)wildenhain(dot)de>
To: tommy(at)tommysvensson(dot)net
Cc: Postgresql-General <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Referencing created tables fails with message that
Date: 2005-02-28 07:33:10
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Am Sonntag, den 27.02.2005, 18:50 -0500 schrieb Tommy Svensson:
> I have just installed Postgresql and tried it for the first time.
> One very serious problem I ran into was when actually trying to use 
> created tables.
> Creating a simple table without any foreign keys works OK, but after 
> creating the
> table it is not possible to do a select on it! I tried the following 
> variants:
> SELECT * FROM <table>;
> SELECT * FROM public.<table>;
> SELECT * FROM <schema>.public.<table>;
> All result in the message "The relation <table> does not exist!" or "The 
> relation public.<table> does not exist!".
> Creating a new table with a foreign key referencing the first table is 
> also impossible due to exactly the same error message!
> This behaviour is the same using  DBVisualizer/jdbc or psql.
> So the question is how do you actually reference the tables you have 
> created so that postgres will find them ?
> The tables do actually get created. I can se them in DBVisualizer.
> I'm using version 7.4.5 on Linux Mandrake 10.1.

You should have provided an exact example of _how_ do you create
your tables. 

I bet you created tables with mixed case (in a tool?) but dont use the 
" " quoting on these table names when you select. 

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