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SELECTING DATA IN SQL VIDEOS▼
- SQL Queries Part 1 - Writing basic queries
- SQL Queries Part 2 - Sorting queries in SQL
- SQL Queries Part 3 - Using Criteria in Queries
- SQL Queries Part 4 - Creating Calculations in Queries
- SQL Queries Part 5 - Using CASE Statements
- SQL Queries Part 7 - Using Functions in Queries
- SQL Queries Part 8 - Calculations with Text
- SQL Queries Part 9 - Calculations with Dates
- SQL Queries Part 6 - Using Joins in Queries
- SQL Queries Part 10 - Grouping and Aggregating Data
- SQL Queries Part 11 - Subqueries
- SQL Queries Part 12 - Correlated Subqueries
Selecting data in SQL videos | SQL Queries Part 7 - Using Functions in Queries
Posted by Andrew Gould on 30 May 2012
Learn the basics of using functions in Microsoft SQL Server queries. This video teaches you how to use functions to create calculated columns in a query, including where to find a list of available functions, how to work out which parameters you need to fill in using the help system, and how to combine functions in more elaborate calculations.
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I have got a copy of the database the accompanies this SQL video. When I expand Database Diagrams, I don't have anything. Why is that?
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