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hi all
i have customer field name as custfield and the data is stored as "NYS INCOME TAX,"
i want to remove those quotes in the front and the end and remove the ,
i need something like this NYS INCOME TAX
can someone tell me how to do this in sql query
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Question by:romeiovasu
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Use this:

update yourTable
set custfield = REPLACE(REPLACE(custfield, '"', ''),',','')

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Of course you have to be sure there are no quotes and commas in the string itself that you want to keep. If there are, we have to modify the logic a bit.
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