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Creating a table with MySQL

Posted by MySQLNovice (MySQLNovice), 11 July 2003
I've been told that I can use a .txt file to simplify long commands. In the book I'm using, there is a long command that creates the table in that example. I've found that my typing sucks and I keep having to start over when I forget a ",", or misspell a command word.

What is the syntax used to include a .txt file so that I will only need to type the command once?

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 11 July 2003
There's a lot of useful things you can do with the mysql client - go in there and type "help" for a full list.    The one you want is source ....

Posted by AlanMacDonald (AlanMacDonald), 11 July 2003
I've also found mysqlfront ( to be of use as well.

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