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Create statement

Candy Bortniker
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Joined: Mar 17, 2003
Posts: 123
I am trying to create a table with several columns. I would like to not put all of the column names on one line because you would have to scroll over to see the full line. Can I do something like:
"CREATE TABLE Reimbursement (GroupAcctNumber VARCHAR(10),
date VARCHAR(10), providerSSN(9),
providerName(20) amount float(7),
description VARCHAR(45))"
Gregg Bolinger
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 15302

Are you trying to do this in JAVA Code? This is basically a String concantanation issue. When creating a String in JAVA and spreading it out over multiple lines a + operator must be used. So your statement would be more like:

[ October 18, 2003: Message edited by: Gregg Bolinger ]

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