Move data from one column to another column in the same table.

Posted on 2004-10-11
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I want to move the contents of a column RelatedMoveID to a column named RelatedInventoryID in a table named Tbl_Movements. Could you help me with what I assume will be an update query? Current values in RelatedInventoryID are all <NULL> and RelatedMoveID will be empty and Nulls are allowed.
Question by:jamesh1031
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by:Scott Pletcher
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UPDATE Tbl_Movements
SET RelatedInventoryID = RelatedMoveID
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AustinSeven earned 2000 total points
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update Tbl_Movements
set RelatedInventoryID  = RelatedMoveID,  RelatedMoveID = NULL


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