Displays all the fields of a table, really usefull to run it inside editor (Emacs or vim)

echo "DESCRIBE dbname.table_name" | mysql -u dbusername | awk '{print $1}' | grep -v Field
You can execute this inside an editor to get all the fields inside your buffer and do the magic, really usefull when your tables contain a giant list of fields.
Sample Output
user@machine:~$ echo "describe information_schema.COLUMNS" | mysql -u root | awk '{print $1}' | grep -v Field
TABLE_CATALOG
TABLE_SCHEMA
TABLE_NAME
COLUMN_NAME
ORDINAL_POSITION
COLUMN_DEFAULT
IS_NULLABLE
DATA_TYPE
CHARACTER_MAXIMUM_LENGTH
CHARACTER_OCTET_LENGTH
NUMERIC_PRECISION
NUMERIC_SCALE
CHARACTER_SET_NAME
COLLATION_NAME
COLUMN_TYPE
COLUMN_KEY
EXTRA
PRIVILEGES

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By: adauto
2012-07-26 21:06:11

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