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How can I include today's date in filename .csv when using OUTFILE using MySQL

Posted on 2016-08-11
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I need to create export a csv file that should be named with date i.e. file20160811.csv

I have my query.
I tried this:
SET @sql_text = CONCAT("Select * from Table1 into outfile 'C:\desktop\",date_format(NOW(),'%Y%m%d'),".csv'");
PREPARE statement FROM @sql_text;
EXECUTE statement;

I got  error Code 1064, error SQL syntax...

can someone help me to fix this?

Thanks in advance.
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SET @sql_text=CONCAT("Select * from Table1 into outfile 'C:\\desktop\\",date_format(NOW(),'%Y%m%d'),".csv'");

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double slash? Interesting...
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Did it work? did you try?
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It works, thanks, but now my user has denied access. That's another issue.
I appreciate your help.
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Thanks for your help
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