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Why does this CREATE Table statement not work?

Posted on 2014-12-16
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Here's my CREATE TABLE statement:

CREATE TABLE 'volte7' ('Num Days' varchar(20)DEFAULT NULL) ENGINE=InnoDB DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1

I keep getting an error that says something is wrong with my syntax and I can't figure out what it is.

What's wrong?
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Steve Wales earned 350 total points
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Two things immediately come to mind.

* Space between varchar(20) and DEFAULT
* I believe that the 'quotes' around object names in MySQL is the back quote (usually the key to the left of 1 on US keyboards), not a regular quote - so ` not '
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CREATE TABLE volte7 (`Num Days` varchar(20) DEFAULT NULL) ENGINE=InnoDB DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1

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