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Posted - 02/20/2008 :  22:36:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have a sql database with a customer list each customer has a customer number "cust_no". I need to change the customer number and update each sequential with the next number. example table customer cell cust_no original cust_no is 1002 - 3002 I need to change or update it to 211925 - 2114927

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Posted - 02/21/2008 :  00:11:44  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Use simple math to update the data.

SET Column1 = Column1 + 20000

If this isn't what you want, please provide more details.

Tara Kizer
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Posted - 02/21/2008 :  00:49:54  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Awesome that worked I just had to create a temp table do the update to the temp table then delete the existing and rename the temp to the original
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