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PostgreSQL Basic SELECT Statement: Get the first name of all the employees after removing leading and trailing blanks


15. Write a query to get the first names after removing all the leading and trailing blanks of all the employees from employees table.

Sample Solution:

Code:

SELECT TRIM(first_name) 
FROM employees;

Sample table: employees


Output:

pg_exercises=# SELECT TRIM(first_name)
pg_exercises-# FROM employees;
    btrim
-------------
 Steven
 Neena
 Lex
 Alexander
 Bruce
 David
 Valli
 Diana
 ....
 Shelli
 Sigal
 Guy
 Karen
 Matthew
 Adam
 Payam
 Shanta
 Kevin
 ....
 Jason
 Michael
 Ki
 Hazel
 Renske
 Stephen
 John
 Joshua
 Trenna
...
 Hermann
 Shelley
 William
(107 rows)

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