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How to SELECT INTO OUTFILE with header labels of the fields?

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  1. select '"sl"','"quantity"','"price"'
  2.  union all select sl,quantity,price into outfile 'C:/file.txt' fields terminated by ',' 
  3. lines terminated by '\r\n' from table
the above query works perfect at command line prompt but when i use as below i get error at the quotes used near sl,quantity and price that is it does not accept '"sl"','"quantity"','"price"' can someone help me please

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  1. Statement st = con.createStatement();
  2. String query = "select '"sl"','"quantity"','"price"' 
  3. union all select sl,quantity,price into
  4.  outfile 'C:/file.txt' fields terminated by ',' 
  5. lines terminated by '\r\n' from "+table+"";
  6. ResultSet rs = st.executeQuery(query);   
Apr 18 '13 #1
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You need to escape your double quotes.
Apr 18 '13 #2

P: 126
it works now thank you:)
Apr 18 '13 #3

P: 13,264
Use a PreparedStatement not a Statement and it will not only quote for you but also prevent SQL injection.
Apr 18 '13 #4

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