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The alias statement is used for setting an alias according to which a field will be renamed whenever it occurs in the script that follows.

Syntax:  

alias fieldname as aliasname {,fieldname as aliasname}

Arguments:  

Alias arguments
Argument Description
fieldname

The name of the field in your source data
aliasname An alias name you want to use instead

Examples and results:  

Examples and results
Example Result

Alias ID_N as NameID;

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Alias A as Name, B as Number, C as Date;

The name changes defined through this statement are used on all subsequent SELECT and LOAD statements. A new alias can be defined for a field name by a new alias statement at any subsequent position in the script.

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