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Newbie question about Inserting values

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Hi there,

Apologies in advance for the "simple question", but I am relatively new to MySQL.

I have a database driven website and have within the database a number of fields in a certain category that are blank. I want to write a script that puts the number 0 into each of these fields if possible?

The table is "products_shipping" and the fields that I want to infill blanks with 0 are called "products_ship_price" and "products_ship_price_two".

Please could someone suggest how I can do this?

Many thanks.

Sep 24 '06 #1
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I think that you need 2 passes, one for each column:
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  1. UPDATE products_shipping SET products_ship_price='0' 
  2.             WHERE products_ship_price=' ';
  3. UPDATE products_shipping SET products_ship_price_two='0' 
  4.             WHERE products_ship_price_two=' ';
Ronald :cool:
Sep 24 '06 #2

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Thank you so much. It worked a treat!!

Now all I have to do is start wading through the tutorials properly so that I do not have to ask silly questions next time!!

Thanks again.

Sep 26 '06 #3

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No question is silly, usually the answer is.
Sep 26 '06 #4

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