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Query to reorder digits of string

I have a nvarchar field with 13 digits. all numbers like:

1234567654321

I need to run a query that will reorganize the order of this digits.

I need the 11th digit to me moved to number 13
I need the 12th digit to me moved to number 11
I need the 13th digit to me moved to number 12

How can this be done ?   Following such example the above number would end up being:

From: 1234567654321
To: 1234567654213

Thanks

Aleks
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
to look at the results before running it:
select yourfield, left(yourfield, 10) + substring(yourfield, 12,2) + substring(yourfield, 11,1) as new_value
from yourtable

to update:

update yourtable
  set yourfield = left(yourfield, 10) + substring(yourfield, 12,2) + substring(yourfield, 11,1)
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YveauCommented:
declare @var char(13)
select  @var = '1234567654321'
select substring(@var,1,10)+substring(@var,12,2)+substring(@var,11,1)

hope this helps ...
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Scott PletcherSenior DBACommented:

SELECT STUFF(yourField, 11, 1, '') + SUBSTRING(yourField, 11, 1)
FROM tableName

UPDATE tableName
SET yourField = STUFF(yourField, 11, 1, '') + SUBSTRING(yourField, 11, 1)
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