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SQL Column Aliases Feature Request

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

My wish: column alias usage everywhere in the query, not only in the ORDER BY clause.

In the following example you get a syntax error due to column alias usage in the WHERE clause:

USE AdventureWorks2008;

SELECT PC.Name	AS Category, 
  PSC.Name AS Subcategory,
  PM.Name	AS Model, 
  P.Name	AS Product
FROM Production.Product AS P
 FULL JOIN Production.ProductModel AS PM ON PM.ProductModelID = P.ProductModelID
 FULL JOIN Production.ProductSubcategory AS PSC ON PSC.ProductSubcategoryID = P.ProductSubcategoryID
 JOIN Production.ProductCategory AS PC ON PC.ProductCategoryID = PSC.ProductCategoryID
WHERE Category = 'Bike'

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