Skip to main content

Reserved Characters

MQL has a list of reserved characters:

  • =, !, <, >: equality and non-equality operators
  • (, ): specify precedence of filters and = ANY, and = ALL list boundaries
  • +, -: integer sign characters and date constant delimiter
  • Comma (,): SELECT, ORDER BY, = ANY, and = ALL list delimiter
  • Space ( ), \t, \n: whitespace characters
  • Single quote ('): bound string constants, date constants or datetime constants used as filter values
  • Double quote ("): quote attribute names, or search words that have spaces or punctuation characters in text filter or semantic_search_text filter
  • Dot (.): used to specify a profile name or related object property

Did this page help you?

If you find any issues with this page or its content – a typo, a missing step, or a technical error – let us know how we can improve!