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Re: Query related

From: Ashish Karalkar <ashishka(at)synechron(dot)com>
To: suresh gupta <suresh(dot)g(at)zensar(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Query related
Date: 2009-03-13 07:36:35
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suresh gupta wrote:
> Hi Team,
> I had a table with 2 fields like First name(FN) and last name(LN). 
> When I give a query for the records of the 2 columns, they are 
> displaying in 2 different columns. My requirement is to combine both 
> the columns in a single one. As per my knowledge there are some 
> operators which combine 2 columns and display together in single 
> columns like |, +, etc. in other databases like Oracle.
> For example FN = Suresh and LN=Gupta the output of the query should be 
> Suresh Gupta in single column. 
> Is there any similar operator or method on postgresql to get my 
> result. Please advice.
> Pgsql version is 8.1 and window version software.
> Regards,
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This will help you.

postgres=# create table name(fn text,ln text);
postgres=# insert into name values ('abc','xyz');
postgres=# select * from name;
 fn  | ln
 abc | xyz
(1 row)

postgres=# select fn||' '||ln as name from name;
 abc xyz
(1 row)

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