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How can I replace a particular string pattern in a word

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I have a coumn which can have values ‘aw45t/P76/002’, ‘aw45t/P54/002’,
I will like to replace any occurrence of /P##/ with /P99/

DB: Oracle 10g
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 1200 total points
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Try:

UPDATE table
SET column = REGEXP_REPLACE(column, '/P[0-9][0-9]/', 'P99');

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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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Typo correction and small alternative change:
REGEXP_REPLACE(column,'/P[0-9]{2}/', '/P99/')
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Thanks for the fast and precise answer
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