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T Prasad

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:17 pm    Post subject: ALTER staement to delete the multiple columns
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Hi,

With the help of ALTER statement I want to delete the columns till 34.
Please find the attachment which contain the dataset screenshot


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Prasad Toshniwal

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply to: ALTER staement to delete the multiple columns
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Do not post attachment, not everybody can see them
furthermore screen shots just waste space
a plain text cut and paste and the code tags will be more effective

as ( topic is unrelated but there are screenshots taken wit text cut and paste )
http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=53264&highlight=ismf
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T Prasad

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:04 pm    Post subject: Reply to: ALTER staement to delete the multiple columns
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Hi,

Please ignore the attachment and advice on my query.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 2:40 pm    Post subject:
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now you should post the sql as text before we can advice.
But you can not ALTER TABLE DELETE COLUMNS
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:06 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

I thought that was one big difference in DB2 compared to other databases like ORACLE... (though there would be many differences)

One cannot delete columns in DB2 by ALTER command. If a column has to be deleted, it can only be done by DROP and CREATE TABLE.

Please correct me if I am mistaken.

-Thanks,
Rakesh.
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