COPY (SELECT * FROM ...) TO '/tmp/filename.csv' (FORMAT csv);
So the 162 rows of my output table have been copied in the shell. How
can I paste or move them to a csv file?
The result is the CSV file. Open it with any spreadsheet program using matching delimiters. The manual:
The default is a tab character in text format, a comma in CSV format
The psql meta command
\copy is a wrapper around the SQL
COPY function. It writes and reads files local to the client (while
COPY uses files local to the server) and does not require superuser privileges.
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