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I have a table in a postgreSQL DB I'd like to make an exact copy of and put in another postgreSQL DB. Using the same name, structure—everything identical.

Can anyone help me with the query I should use to do this? How can I expand it to do multiple tables at once?

Thanks!
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use insert into
e.g. code

insert into your table2
select * from table1

more
INSERT
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.2/static/sql-insert.html

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also you may use COPY commund : to copy table data too \from  file
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/sql-copy.html
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