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Re: UPDATE Multiple Records At Once?

From: Thomas Kellerer <spam_eater(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: UPDATE Multiple Records At Once?
Date: 2012-04-11 20:55:08
Message-ID: jm4r3a$ij7$1@dough.gmane.org (view raw or flat)
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Carlos Mennens wrote on 11.04.2012 19:50:
> I'm trying to update a customer record in a table however I need to
> change several values (cust_address, cust_contact, cust_email). My
> question is how do I properly format this into one single command?
>
>
> forza=# SELECT cust_id, cust_name, cust_address, cust_contact, cust_email
> forza-# FROM customers
> forza-# WHERE cust_name = 'iamUNIX'
> forza-# ;
>    cust_id   | cust_name |     cust_address      |  cust_contact  |
> cust_email
> ------------+-----------+-----------------------+----------------+--------------------
>   1000000006 | MobileNX   | 200 South Shore Drive | Carlos Mennens |
> carlos(at)mobilenx(dot)com
> (1 row)
>
> I did a quick Google search and I can see there is a method or
> procedure which involves parenthesis () however I'm not sure how I
> would change all the values listed above under one command. Can anyone
> please give me a quick example so I can see how this is drawn out via
> ANSI SQL?
>

UPDATE customers
    SET cust_address = 'foo',
        cust_contact = 'Arthur',
        cust_email = 'arthur(at)foo(dot)bar'
WHERE cust_name = 'iamUNIX'


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