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RE: questions about views

From: Kerber, Andrew W. <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 08:21:25 -0500
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Several answers:

  1. Try looking at the documentation, its pretty well documented there.
  2. To add a simple column key for a view, you can show the rownum, but for the life of me I cant think why you would want to, since it wont be stored anywhere.
  3. To show a combined column, use the concat function (||). Ok, some people on the list will think I am too kind, but try looking at (1), and read the doc.

-----Original Message-----

From: [] On Behalf Of Stefan Kuhn Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 4:00 AM
Subject: questions about views

Hi all,
I am new to oracle and views and I have two questions: 1. How can I add a new integer columns, which can simply start with 1 and count, as a primary key to a view I. e. i have have the select query, which is fine, and I just want the new column as the first column in the table. 2. Can I put two queries in one view? I have a table, which has two columns, the values of these columns are supposed to go in one column. No problem to select one of them, but I have no idea how to do it with both columns. Thanks for help

Stefan Kuhn BSc MA
IPB Halle
AG Bioinformatik & Massenspektrometrie
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