Hello! I have datasets A and B in different formats with similar data that I'm trying to groom into a single dataset called COMBINED. All of the columns but one are working. In table A we have UserIDs with a string length of two, in table B the UserIDs have a string length of 5, but I would like to shorten it to the first two characters. My code at the moment looks like this:
CREATE TABLE WORK.COMBINED AS SELECT
/*Other data grooming removed here for brevity*/ A.Name as Name, A.UserID AS UserID
FROM WORK.TableA A ;
INSERT INTO WORK.COMBINED (
/*list of all fields here*/
/*Other data grooming removed for brevity*/ B.Name AS Name, SUBSTR(B.UserID,1,2) AS UserID
FROM WORK.TableB B ;
I receive the errors
Column UserID could not be found in the table/view identified with the correlation name B.
Unresolved reference to table/correlation name B.
Commenting out this UserID variable, the files combine as expected. Is this not the correct way to reference table B within the substring function? Should I employ a different method in order to take the first two characters of table B's UserID string?
For the love of... the column name had a typo in table B.
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