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I would like to run a query that updates a field's value with whatever is already there but with an "n" appended in the end. For example say there's a field called AccountNumber and for a certain record AccountNumber = "IP1234", I want it to be updated to "IP1234n".

I imagine the query to be something like

UPDATE (Accounts.AccountNumber) = ([Accounts.AccountNumber] & "n") WHERE Accounts.AppendNumber = TRUE;

but with the correct syntax.

Thanks in advance

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Update Accounts set AccountNumber=AccountNumber+'n' 
where Accounts.AppendNumber = TRUE;
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thank you, that solved it – harryg Jan 16 '13 at 15:10

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