[Solved] How do I compare two columns in the same table?

I would like to compare two columns in the same table. I want to be able to return all rows where the two columns have the same value.

I am looking for something like SELECT * FROM FOO WHERE C1 = C4.

Therefore in the example below I would return only the first row:

C1    || C2  || C3  || C4
--------------------------
1     || a   || b   || 1
2     || a   || b   || 4
3     || b   || d   || 2
4     || b   || d   || 2

If it matters, I am using SQLite (more specifically WebSQL).

Solution #1:

SELECT * FROM FOO WHERE C1 = C4 should work. Does it not?

If not, are they the same data type and length? You may need to convert.

I don’t know about WebSql, but I’ve seen some db systems that refuse to match if one is a varchar(5) and the other is a varchar(10) even though they hold the same value.
In those systems you have to use something like

 Convert(varchar, 10, FieldName)

to get a match.

Respondent: David

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