PostgreSQL QUOTE_IDENT() function

QUOTE_IDENT() function

The PostgreSQL quote_ident function is used to make a given string with suitably double quoted, so as it can be used like an identifier in an SQL statement string if required.


pg_client_encoding (string)

PostgreSQL Version 9.3

Pictorial Presentation of PostgreSQL QUOTE_IDENT() function

Pictorial presentation of postgresql quote_ident function

Example: PostgreSQL QUOTE_IDENT() function:

In the example below, the quote_ident function makes the given string with suitably double quoted.

SELECT quote_ident('SELECT * FROM employee');

Sample Output:

 "SELECT * FROM employee"
(1 row)

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