On Saturday 16 November 2002 00:53, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> I have a database with several hundred entries of file names that end with
> .pdf. I have converted
> all those docs to .zip, now I need to change all the entries in the
> database to .zip. I tried to use
> update table_name set col_name='%.zip' where col_name like '%.pdf' && id
> = '11'
> but of course that changed the file name for id 11 to %.zip. Is there a way
> to change all the
> entries from .pdf to .zip without writing an update statement for each
> individual row?

  UPDATE table_name SET col_name = REPLACE(col_name, '.pdf', '.zip');

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