Usage of alias in query editor - by Prasant Nanda

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Opened 4/18/2013 6:22:09 AM
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Before sql 2012, the alias was preceeded with a space for an object i.e. objectname alias. But in 2012 even there is no space it works.

select * from [schmaname].[tablename]test -- it will give result without error. Below query also works without error.

select * from [schmaname].[tablename]
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Posted by Microsoft on 4/19/2013 at 11:27 AM
Hello Prasant,
The syntax you posted is valid syntax since the keyword AS is optional for column or table aliases. Please use the optional keyword if you don't want ambiguities.

Umachandar, SQL Programmability Team