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How to accommodate special character '?' in a column name in Hive

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How to accommodate special character '?' in a column name in Hive

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I have a query where as per the requirement the column name should be 'abc xyz?'. I am using tilted quotes to accommodate the space and special characters in between column name but i am getting the below error with '?':

 

Parameters cannot be used with normal Statement objects, use PreparedStatements instead.

 

I am using SQL Workbench for connecting to Hive. 

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Re: How to accommodate special character '?' in a column name in Hive

I would highly recommend to not use special characters in columns names.  Per documentation hive .13 (link) `column?name` should work with Hive,  however, there is no gauruntee that other clients, including SQL Workbench will allow this when the special character can be considered a code like character ($ % & ? " , . etc)

 

 

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Re: How to accommodate special character '?' in a column name in Hive

I would highly recommend to not use special characters in columns names.  Per documentation hive .13 (link) `column?name` should work with Hive,  however, there is no gauruntee that other clients, including SQL Workbench will allow this when the special character can be considered a code like character ($ % & ? " , . etc)

 

 

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Thankyou Steven