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Second, the SET clause specifies which column that you want to modify and the new values.

Ideal when writing a script is just too much effort.

(This is because the order in which the rows are updated determines which rows are ignored.) With this change, such statements produce a warning in the log when using statement-based mode and are logged using the row-based format when using mode.

(Bug #11758262, Bug #50439) See Section 18.2.1.3, “Determination of Safe and Unsafe Statements in Binary Logging”, for more information.

UPDATE tbl_name SET fld2 = CASE fld1WHEN val1 THEN data1WHEN val2 THEN data2ELSE fld2 ENDThe note is: do not forget ELSE.

If you do not use it, all rows that are outside the range of your updated values will be set to blank!

I was not able, using my SQL 4.1.1, to do this as a subquery: UPDATE Groups LEFT JOIN (SELECT Group Id, MIN(Val Within Group) AS base Val FROM Groups GROUP BY Group Id) AS Grp Sum USING (Group Id) SET Val Within Group=Val Within Group-base Val; Csaba Gabor UPDATE Syntax with "on-line" updating value limitations.

I had a problem - a had to update a column "rate" but if the existince or new value is greater then 5 this "5" will be finally value in field.

If you wish to use an increment based on subset of a table you may combine UPDATE with Variables:e.g.

A table that contains entries of different categories, in which an internal order needs to represented ( lets say a table with busstops on different routes).

So, I do it in one "magick" query ;)Here an example:"3" is a some value, from form or somethingupdate item set rate = case when round((rate 3)/2) You sometimes run into the problem that you want to replace a substring occuring in a column with a different string, without touching the rest of the string.

The solution is surprisingly simple, thanks to My SQL: UPDATE xoops_bb_posts_text SET post_text=( REPLACE (post_text, 'morphix.sourceforge.net', ' the string function REPLACE, all items in the post_text column with 'morphix.sourceforge.net' get this substring replaced by '

[I have posted this in the Flow Control Functions page last year but I still see people asking how to update multiple rows.