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SQL Keywords: DESC

  

Introduction

The DESC keyword is used to sort the fields of a set. The DESC keyword is used in conjunction with the ORDER BY expression in a SELECT statement. The formula to use is:

SELECT What FROM WhatObject ORDER BY WhatField DESC;

Here is an example:

SELECT EmployeeNumber, FullName FROM Employees ORDER BY FullName DESC;

Here is another example:

SELECT * FROM Employees ORDER BY FullName DESC;

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