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Hi,

how can write an update statement that would search in the churchName field that has "church" word and updated to this word
"Chr"


Update ChurchTbl
set ChurchTbl.ChurchName = (select ChurchTbl.ChurchName from ChurchTbl
where ChurchTbl.ChurchName like '%church%')

for example:

ChurchName

Ada Congregational Church
Community Reformed Church
Forest Hills Bible Chapel
Keystone Community Church

the output I need is this:

ChurchName

Ada Congregational Chr
Community Reformed Chr
Forest Hills Bible Chapel
Keystone Community Chr


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Update ChurchTbl
set ChurchTbl.ChurchName = replace(ChurchName,'Church','Chr')
where ChurchName like '%Church%'

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UPDATE ChurchTbl SET ChurchName = REPLACE(ChurchName, 'Church', 'Chr')

Greg

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