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create Temp

create Temp

create Temp

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.


RE: create Temp

I am stumped with this simple statement...

any reason for failure?


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:


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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