Hardcoding values into Copy statement

Navin_CNavin_C Vertica Customer
Hello, I have a scenario where in I need to load table from flat file using COPY command The file has just one column the table has 5 columns first column needs to be loaded form the flat file and 3 column need to be hardoced( with some values) and last column is a sysdate(). Can anybody help me to achieve this. I wonder how copy statement can hardcode the value for specific columns.


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    Hi Navin, You can do it like this copy test(c1, c2 as '2', c3 as '3', c4 as '4', c5 as '5') from 'FILE"; Where c1 that has nothing as will be the one that load the data from the file. Hope this helps, Eugenia
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    Navin_CNavin_C Vertica Customer
    Thanks for that Eugenia, That did the trick.

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