Using alter command to change characgter set : COLLATION Character Set « Table « MySQL Tutorial





mysql> CREATE TABLE myTable
    -> (
    ->     col1 CHAR(10)
    -> ) DEFAULT CHARACTER SET latin1 COLLATE latin1_danish_ci;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.05 sec)

mysql>
mysql>
mysql> ALTER TABLE myTable MODIFY col1 CHAR(50) CHARACTER SET greek;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.03 sec)
Records: 0  Duplicates: 0  Warnings: 0

mysql> ALTER TABLE myTable MODIFY col1 CHAR(50) CHARACTER SET utf8;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.03 sec)
Records: 0  Duplicates: 0  Warnings: 0

mysql>
mysql>
mysql> drop table myTable;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

mysql>










4.20.COLLATION Character Set
4.20.1.Character Sets and Collations in MySQL
4.20.2.Server Character Set and Collation
4.20.3.Every database has a database character set and a database collation.
4.20.4.List the available character set
4.20.5.TEXT CHARACTER SET latin1 COLLATE latin1_bin
4.20.6.character_set_system
4.20.7.Using alter command to change characgter set
4.20.8.The output from SHOW COLLATION includes all available character sets.
4.20.9.The SHOW CHARACTER SET command shows all available character sets.
4.20.10.Table and Column Definition with character and collate
4.20.11.Database, Table, and Column Definition with Character and collate
4.20.12.SHOW CREATE DATABASE displays the CREATE DATABASE statement that creates a given database:
4.20.13.SHOW CREATE TABLE displays the CREATE TABLE statement to create a given table.
4.20.14.The SHOW COLUMNS statement displays the collations of a table's columns when invoked as SHOW FULL COLUMNS
4.20.15.Table Character Set and Collation
4.20.16.Column Character Set and Collation