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Tera-Tom Genius Series - Oracle SQL by Leona Coffing, Tom Coffing

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Chapter 14 – Data Manipulation Language (DML)

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INSERT Syntax # 1

The following syntax of the INSERT does not use the column names as part of the command. Therefore, it requires that the VALUES portion of the INSERT match each and every column in the table with a data value or a NULL.

INSERT[INTO]  <table-name>   VALUES

(<literal-data-value> [ ...,<literal-data-value>   ] ;

The INSERT statement is used to put new row(s) into a table. A status is the only returned value from the database. No rows are returned to the user. This INSERT syntax requires either a data value or a NULL for all the columns in a table. When executed this code places ...

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