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MySQL Search Replace

Author: Zeeshan Arshad     1104     09/06/2015

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What MySQL query will do a text search and replace in one particular field in a table?

Solution Query: 

UPDATE [table_name] SET [field_name] = REPLACE([field_name], "foo", "bar");

(ie. search for 'foo' and replace with 'bar' so a record with the value : 'hello foo' becomes: 'hello bar')