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I have several value in a column called test.

Select Statement: Select Test From Abc
Output: JonDoe

Desired Output: 'JonDoe'

How do I achieve desired output?
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JStevenson1 (12/22/2010)
I have several value in a column called test.

Select Statement: Select Test From Abc
Output: JonDoe

Desired Output: 'JonDoe'

How do I achieve desired output?


so the only difference is you want single quotes around the field, right?
this is pretty straight forward, what have you tried so far?

I hate to give it away in case this is a homework question, so let me give some hints first:
are you familiar with how to concatenate strings together in a select statement?

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JStevenson1 (12/22/2010)
I have several value in a column called test.

Select Statement: Select Test From Abc
Output: JonDoe

Desired Output: 'JonDoe'

How do I achieve desired output?


Are you wanting to add the single quote around the field?

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JINX! I too assumed this to be homework. Wink

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JStevenson1 (12/22/2010)
I have several value in a column called test.

Select Statement: Select Test From Abc
Output: JonDoe

Desired Output: 'JonDoe'

How do I achieve desired output?


Something like the following code? (assuming all you want to do is add the quotation marks...)
Select ''''+Test +'''' From Abc





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Worked. Thanks!
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