How to Rename a Field in a MySQL Table

27 July , 2011 bill MySQL Database

To change the name of a field in a MySQL database table use the CHANGE keyword with ALTER TABLE. You must also supply the field type again or you can change that too in the same line.

Example:

ALTER TABLE mytable CHANGE oldname newname VARCHAR(32);

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