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create Temp

create Temp

create Temp

(OP)
Can someone help with the syntax for both CREATE TEMP and SELECT INTO TEMP.

I am being tasked with Informix SQL coding and my background is heavy with MS SQL Server.

Thanks.

RE: create Temp

(OP)
I am stumped with this simple statement...

any reason for failure?

CODE

CREATE TEMP TABLE #sid (ordBy INT, lname char(10), fname char(10) )
insert into TABLE #sid Values(1, 'Smith', 'Jackson')

RE: create Temp


You did 3 things wrong:

CODE

CREATE TEMP TABLE sid (ordBy INT, lname char(10), fname char(10) );
insert into sid Values(1, 'Smith', 'Jackson');
select * from sid;

1) With Informix, the # sign is not a valid character in a table name.
2) Separate your DML statements with a semi-colon
3) Lose 'TABLE' on the insert statemnet
 

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