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How to use backslash in SQL?

Posted on 2004-09-23
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Hi,

I have this query I am TRYING to write.

I get an error in sql query analyzer

SELECT * FROM tblName
where someColumn = 40
and os = windows\2000

that woudl be an example..

I get this as an error msg

Line 3: Incorrect syntax near '\'.

Must be some way to escape this??

-ws
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SELECT * FROM tblName
where someColumn = 40
and os = 'windows\2000'
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