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How can I referece a field name which has a space in it

Nemetona asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a field in a table in an mysql database which has been named My Project.  I would like to know how to update that field as I get an error message because of the space between My and Project.

Update mydatabase
set My Project=23
where id=16;

I have tried single quotes, square brackets, hash marks etc but have had no luck.  I cannot change the field name at this point.

Can anyone help, please
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