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Update date field

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Hi I am using MS sql right now I m felling up the data into the database using a software called DTM data generator so my problem is I have filled all the dates in 4 different columnsin a single table randomly
Now they all hav restrictions like (date A < date B) and same way (date B<date C) and (date B <date D) so what I am doing is
first I am randomly assigning the dates between 2003 till 2007
then using Sql statment like
update tablename set date B = date B +1 where dateA > date B wht happens it increase the day by one which dosent help. because year does not change ...
Is there a way how should I make sure that Date A is always less than B
....if by using ......dateadd ...or update..... :( ..... i have tried things like

UPDATE incidents
SET initdt = dateadd(day,2,initdt)
WHERE initdt < incidentdt

but it will just update the date by 20 days i want that date A (initdt)should always be greater then date B (incident)
Jun 29 '07 #1
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