mysql update table Trim barcode field so it has no leading or trailing spaces


Hi guys,
Can anyone see what i have done worng in my syntax to
alter this table and trim the spaces off barcode1 field?

update table supbarcode set barcode1 = trim(barcode1)
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kingjelyAsked:
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kingjelyAuthor Commented:

Is this it?
update supbarcode set barcode1 = trim(barcode1)

will this replace the spaces in barcode1 field?  

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rjdownCommented:
That'll remove any spaces from the beginning and end of the data in the barcode1 field, in every row in the supbarcode table.
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kingjelyAuthor Commented:
Cool, Sweet,
It said
> zero rows effected,

which i assume means there wernt any?
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Om PrakashCommented:
Yes
UPDATE `supbarcode` SET `barcode1` = trim( `barcode1` )
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kingjelyAuthor Commented:

Hi sorry Om I had already answered!

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KalpanCommented:
yes, that will work ...i also tried and TRIM function work

either you can use REPLACE(barcode1,'',' ')
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