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Replacing "_" with "." in multiple data rows

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We changed our corporate email address from firstname_lastname@XYZ.com to firstname.lastname@XYZ.com.  As a result, manually updating hundreds-to-thousands of rows of data impractical and time consuming.

What is the best way to programatically update the email addresses?

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update myTable
set email=replace(email,'_','.')
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by:CMI_IT
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Thank you!  (I'm embarrassed how easy that way, but none-the-less grateful!!)
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