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This may be simple to all but just cant get my head around :(

I would like to search for a value in FA_COST_NOM and if found replace the values in both FA_DISP_NOM and FA_REVAL_NOM, all three fields are in the same FA_ACCOUNTS table.

i.e.

FA_COST_NOM    FA_DISP_NOM    FA_REVAL_NOM
11980                   11960                  11950

If 11980 is found change the other two fields to 11960 and 11950 respectively. There may be multiple records with 11980 in them.

Please help.
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I'm on holiday at the moment, so don't have access to SQL, but something like:-

UPDATE FA_ACCOUNTS
SET FA_DISP_NOM = '11960', FA_REVAL_NOM = '11950'
WHERE FA_COST_NOM = '11980'

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by:SimonJohnG
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Thank you so much, easy when you know how! Hopefully didnt take up too much of your holiday, anywhere nice?
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:-) Indoors - trying to use up holiday allocation rather than losing it!
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