SQL | Archived exercise | Listing events, using PRINT and text output

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Software ==> SQL  (198 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of SQL Server
Topic ==> Archived  (70 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
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If you haven't already got it set up in SQL server, restore the Historical Events database from the above folder.

Create a new query, and choose to redirect its output to text.

Using the PRINT statement, write your query so that it lists out the following columns from the tblEvent table:

  • EventName
  • EventDate

Your query should produce the following text results:

SQL exercise - Simple Queries (image 1)

You may have to scroll over to the right to see the event date column

Save this query as Printed list.sql, then close it down.

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