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Re: select & insert

From: Arcady Genkin <a(dot)genkin(at)utoronto(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, Mauricio Alarcon <malarcon(at)webdepot(dot)com(dot)co>
Subject: Re: select & insert
Date: 2000-12-20 18:33:28
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Mauricio Alarcon <malarcon(at)webdepot(dot)com(dot)co> writes:

> How I can make an update to a register from a select query?
> I have this
> update table1 set r1=(select r1+1 from table1);

Try this:

update table1 set r1=(select T1.r1+1 from table1 T1);

Note that if there is more than one row in the table1, then you might
want to limit the select clause by some condition.
Arcady Genkin
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