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RE: create table issue

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Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 14:42:48 +0100
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There is a view v$reserved_words that lists all of the reserved words. So you could use that to find tables/indexes etc created by surrounding the identifier in double quotes. So I just tried it:-  

create table "InserT" ( dummy char(1));

select owner, table_name
from dba_tables d, v$reserved_words w
where upper(keyword) = upper(table_name)    

---> OWNER           TABLE_NAME
      --------------- -----------------------------------
     OPS$PHITCHMA    InserT
     1 row selected.



-----Original Message-----
From: []On Behalf Of Onkar N Tiwary Sent: 28 June 2005 14:16
To: Giovanni Cuccu
Subject: Re: create table issue

hi Giovanni,  

Thanx for the reply. But u know my main doubt is how to find such object created using quotes. It must be recognised differently by oracle shand there ould be entry for such object. If I am not wrong. I am trying to find that method where in we can find such objects created using quotes.    

On 6/28/05, Giovanni Cuccu <> wrote:

  I'm not a guru so my answer may be incorrect but I believe that Oracle implicitly use the uppercase name of your item (table, but also column, etc) when try to reference it. If you want to give an item a "particular" name (as oracle 10g does with tables in the recyclebin) you must enclose it with duble quotes; this indicates that the name should be taken as you typed it. You can find all the names (in the form required by Oracle for checking their existence) in the corresponding data_dictionary view (dba_tables for examples). Hope this helps,

On 6/28/05, Onkar N Tiwary <> wrote:
> Hi gurus,
> Normally oracle says we can not create tables using the keywords but when
> one issues CREATE TABLE "INSERT" (col datatype);", it gets created. It can
> always be referenced and other tasks can be done easily on the table but the
> table name must always be in double quotes. My question is how oracle
> identifies these tables and where does makes the entry of such tables for
> regonising? If I don know about this double quotes and the table has been
> created using double quotes then how to find such objects and from
> where?????
> --
> Thanks & Regards,
> T. Onkar Nath
> Ph : +91-9826728111(Cell)

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