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Comment:Clarify the rules for referencing tables in triggers.
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User & Date: drh 2017-06-09 12:23:02
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2017-06-16
11:53
Add change-log, chronology, and news entries for the 3.18.1 release. check-in: 48b0c119e2 user: drh tags: trunk
2017-06-09
12:23
Clarify the rules for referencing tables in triggers. check-in: e0f55595d4 user: drh tags: trunk
2017-06-08
19:31
Refinements to the faster-than-filesystem article based on peer review. check-in: e5a09f2ea2 user: drh tags: trunk
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restrictions apply:</p>

<ul>
<li><p>
  ^(The name of the table to be modified in an [UPDATE], [DELETE], or [INSERT]
  statement must be an unqualified table name.  In other words, one must
  use just "<i>tablename</i>" not "<i>database</i><b>.</b><i>tablename</i>"
  when specifying the table.)^  ^The table to be modified must exist in the




  same database as the table or view to which the trigger is attached.


  </p></li>

<li><p>
  ^The "INSERT INTO <i>table</i> DEFAULT VALUES" form of the [INSERT] statement
  is not supported.
  </p></li>








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restrictions apply:</p>

<ul>
<li><p>
  ^(The name of the table to be modified in an [UPDATE], [DELETE], or [INSERT]
  statement must be an unqualified table name.  In other words, one must
  use just "<i>tablename</i>" not "<i>database</i><b>.</b><i>tablename</i>"
  when specifying the table.)^ </p></li>

<li><p>
 ^For non-TEMP triggers,
  the table to be modified or queried must exist in the
  same database as the table or view to which the trigger is attached.
  ^(TEMP triggers are not subject to the same-database rule.  A TEMP
  trigger is allowed to query or modify any table in any [ATTACH]-ed database.)^
  </p></li>

<li><p>
  ^The "INSERT INTO <i>table</i> DEFAULT VALUES" form of the [INSERT] statement
  is not supported.
  </p></li>