Updating parts of SQL Data
I am trying to update part of SQL data but am not getting it to work. Here is my example. I have a row that has the data "apple.mid" in a column called url. I want to change the extension of the data to "apple.zip". Is there a way to only change part of the data?
I tried this:
SET url = url+'.zip'
WHERE url like '%.mid' AND id = '2'
But I am not getting the right value.
If you are using MySQL, this might do the trick:
UPDATE dir_pages SET url = REPLACE(url, '.mid', '.zip')
WHERE url like '%.mid' AND id = '2';
"Please give us a simple answer, so that we don't have to think, because if we think, we might find answers that don't fit the way we want the world to be."
~ Terry Pratchett in Nation
and that worked! thank you, didnt even know there was a replace function in mysql
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