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mysql EXPLAIN SELECT * FROM tbl_name WHERE FALSE\G

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EXPLAIN SELECT * FROM tbl_name WHERE FALSE\G
how can this be typed in sqlyog
\ is ignored as a character

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by:cevoman
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Hi there,

You need to select a column your trying to search a value, so for example if the column was `field1` and you wanted to search for the text "FALSE\G" your SQL query would be as attached

Kind regards
James


SELECT * FROM tbl_name WHERE `field1` = "FALSE\G"

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Roger Baklund earned 500 total points
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The \G only works in the mysql client, it shows the results vertically:

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/mysql-tips.html
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by:Tony McCreath
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The /G command is  not part of the query, but after it.

Your query does not show much, as a WHERE FALSE will return nothing.

Could you provide more info.
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