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XMLCOMMENT

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

The XMLCOMMENT() function is used to create comments inside XML documents, at arbitrary positions.

SELECT xmlcomment('comment')
 
create.select(xmlcomment("comment"))
      .fetch();

The result would look like this:

+----------------+
| xmlcomment     |
+----------------+
| <!--comment--> | 
+----------------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

xmlcomment("comment")

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

-- DB2, ORACLE, POSTGRES, TERADATA
xmlcomment('comment')

-- SQLSERVER
CAST((('<!--' + 'comment') + '-->') AS xml)

-- ACCESS, ASE, AURORA_MYSQL, AURORA_POSTGRES, BIGQUERY, COCKROACHDB, DERBY, EXASOL, FIREBIRD, H2, HANA, HSQLDB, INFORMIX, 
-- MARIADB, MEMSQL, MYSQL, REDSHIFT, SNOWFLAKE, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, SQLITE, SYBASE, VERTICA, YUGABYTEDB
/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.17, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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