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MS SQL 2005 - CONCATENATE Function?

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I am trying to find a way to add some numbers to a column of data in MS SQL 2005. I am not sure if this is possible in MS SQL, but below is what I am trying to do -

UPDATE Table
SET column_name=CONCATENATE('00',column_name);

Any suggestions on how to do this are greatly appreciated.

Thank you
Kristofer
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Is the column of type varchar() or char or text?
If so, it can be done this way:

update table set column_name = '00' + columnname

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dready,

Worked Perfectly!

Thank you,
Kristofer
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