Syntax for identifiers in ij commands




Some ij commands require identifiers. These ij identifiers are case-insensitive. They must begin with a letter in the range A-Z, and can consist of any number of letters in the range A-Z, digits in the range 0-9, and underscore (_) characters.

These identifiers exist within the scope of ij only and are distinct from any identifiers used in SQL commands, except in the case of the Get Cursor command. The Get Cursor command specifies a cursor name to use in creating a result set.

ij does not recognize or permit delimited identifiers in ij commands. They can be used in SQL commands.


These are valid ij identifiers:
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After Last command
Async command
Autocommit command
Before First command
Close command
Commit command
Connect command
Describe command
Disconnect command
Driver command
Elapsedtime command
Execute command
Exit command
First command
Get Cursor command
Get Scroll Insensitive Cursor command
Help command
Last command
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Prepare command
Previous command
Protocol command
Readonly command
Relative command
Remove command
Rollback command
Run command
Set Connection command
Show command
Wait For command
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