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column selector

The ~ character. A column col of a database table dbtab or view view can be addressed in a SELECT statement using dbtab~col or view~col. This type of addressing is necessary when multiple database tables are accessed and the name of a column occurs in a number of different database tables or if two columns are compared with one another by a comparison in the WHERE condition.

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54