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Updating a column base on value in other table

Updating a column base on value in other table

Updating a column base on value in other table

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I have set up a new table using data from 5 other tables.. they have now decided that one of the columns that wasn't going to be moved over needs to be now. I am having problems with the syntax of the update...
i have to update a column in new table with the value of the column in the old table.. where the email from the tables match... i guess i need an update with a select embedded into it, but i can't make it work.. any help would be wonderful

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