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using ' or % in update

using ' or % in update

using ' or % in update


hi ,
i want to update blow code. how can i update when there is ' or % or ---- in varchar column.

update model_num_det_yikama set kms_kodu=null ,lotbolge='Merkez Kesim'
,kms_karisim='11.5OZ 3/1Z %98CO%2EA' ,uretimyeri='KÜLEK KONFEKSİYON ÇETİN KÜLEK' ,receteno=null ,yikamareceteno=null ,yikamarecetedef='DA'
,cus_code=null ,isemriqty='1541' ,kazanqty=null ,kgqty=null ,kazanmaxqty=99 where model_num=2908

RE: using ' or % in update

Turn any ' into double ''
Turn any % into [%]

Or parameterize your queries.

Bye, Olaf.

RE: using ' or % in update

hi thank you for replay.
i know it it is also possible to use replace function in my VB code before using sql

but i want to use a way to update a table like store procedure wout using store procedure. because sp doesnt need to convert data
which use ' or %.

RE: using ' or % in update

Well, as I said, parameterizing your queries you don't need to escape such characters, but when you create dynamic sql no matter if on the VB side or within stored procs, you have to escape such characters in string literals. By the way % is only needing escaping within a LIKE clause meant to find literally %, but otherwise needs no escaping. Also ' only needs to be escaped when you write queries with literal strings.

If your code is SELECT * FROM dbo.sometable WHERE somecolumn = @someparameter, the string value passed in as @someparameter does not need single quotes escaped.

Escaping is merely a problem of code containing literal strings, because they must be delimited with (enclosed by) single quotes. Every single quote inside the string needs to be escaped to tell that this is not meant as the end of string delimiter, but as literal single quote, which is part of the string. The necessety is not that hard to understand, is it?

Bye, Olaf.

RE: using ' or % in update

thank you.

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