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(OP)
I am updating a table and I am not sure update it based on a condition.

I want to update from table1 to table2. Table1 has a field called term, it is either a Y or N. Table1 also has a term_date field. Table2 has two date fields, term1 and term2. I want to update term1 or term 2 on table2 with term_date from table1 based on whether term is a Y or N.

if term = Y
  update term1 with term_date
end if

if term = N
  update term2 with term_date
end if

I can't for the life of me figure out how to do this. Can anyone help?


Thanks,

Mark


 

RE: Update Question

update syntax varies from dbms to dbms

an ANSI SQL solution is probably not the easiest way to solve this

what dbms are you using?

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RE: Update Question

(OP)
I am using Sybase

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