[postgis-users] Removed double quotes from column and table names

Simon Greener simon at spatialdbadvisor.com
Mon Mar 19 03:58:00 PDT 2012


I realise that I can do this manually. I was looking for a method for doing
this at the point of loading the shapefile into PostGIS using QGIS. I will
have a look at ogr2ogr to see if that helps.

On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 21:00:27 +1100, Birgit Laggner <birgit.laggner at vti.bund.de> wrote:

> Hi Simon,
> I would think RENAME would do what you want:
> ALTER TABLE schema."TableName" RENAME TO tablename;
> ALTER TABLE schema.tablename RENAME COLUMN "ColumnName" TO columnname;
> Hope that helps,
> Birgit.
> Am 19.03.2012 06:03, schrieb Simon Greener:
>> Is there any way to remove the double quotes created around a table or
>> its column names?
>> My names do NOT include spaces but do include mixed case. I wish to
>> remove the quotes and
>> lower case all names.
>> How can this be done?
>> Note: the tables were loaded by QGIS into PostgreSQL. In the DBF file
>> the names are mixed case.
>> I can see nothing in the PostGIS/QGIS plugin SPIT that allows me to
>> tell it to lower case all names.
>> S
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