Help with MySql SELECT statement: SELECT lname, fname

Posted on 2009-07-09
Last Modified: 2013-12-13
Help with MySql SELECT statement: SELECT lname, fname

SELECT lname "," fname as 'STUDEN NAME'
FROM intenrollment
WHERE confirm = 'Y' and policyno='2008

I want the name to look like this: Anderson, Tom
Question by:Willy3g

Accepted Solution

stefanx earned 500 total points
ID: 24819264
SELECT CONCAT(lname,', ',fname) FROM intenrollment

Expert Comment

ID: 24820972
You are missing , in your query, try this :

SELECT trim(lname), ",",trim(fname) as 'STUDEN NAME'
FROM intenrollment
WHERE confirm = 'Y' and policyno='2008'

Bm keshav

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Expert Comment

by:Sudaraka Wijesinghe
ID: 24822462
I would do it using concat also. but watch out if either lname or fname is null, the whole thing will come out as null

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