My SQL Query, append text to a result and add new default results??

I have this query( in code box):

The line:
xcart_products.productid AS link
I actually need to add '' before to returned number.

I also need to add an extra colum with todays date automatically added??

I would normally add these on the page but this is being exported directly form Navicat to an CSV file.


xcart_products.productcode AS id,
xcart_products.product AS title,
xcart_products.list_price*1.15 AS price,
xcart_products.descr AS description,
xcart_products.avail AS quantity,,
xcart_products.weight AS weight,
xcart_categories.category AS product_type,
xcart_manufacturers.manufacturer AS brand,
xcart_quick_flags.image_path_T AS image_link,
xcart_products.productid AS link
Inner Join xcart_products_categories ON xcart_products_categories.productid = xcart_products.productid
Inner Join xcart_categories ON xcart_categories.categoryid = xcart_products_categories.categoryid
Inner Join xcart_manufacturers ON xcart_manufacturers.manufacturerid = xcart_products.manufacturerid
Inner Join xcart_quick_flags ON xcart_quick_flags.productid = xcart_products.productid

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theGhost_k8Database ConsultantCommented:
you can surely use concat function:

select concat( '' ,FIELDNAME) as aliasfieldname .....
Tony PearceAuthor Commented:
that works great, thanks, any idea how to add a new column result with a default value??
theGhost_k8Database ConsultantCommented:
couldn't get the question:
Do u mean adding  to table?
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Tony PearceAuthor Commented:
Sorry, I'm not being clear...

I am producing a froogle feed from Navicat, unfortunatly the database does not have all the fields required, so when running the query I need to output extra results set to a default value...
theGhost_k8Database ConsultantCommented:
well you can directly select required values...

select "string value" as columnname .....

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Tony PearceAuthor Commented:
Thats it,

Thanks so much.......
Tony PearceAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much.....
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