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    Access query to add prefix to filenames

    Please can someone help me write an Access query to rename values of one field if another field matches a value?

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    If nVariableID = 66275 add prefix largeimages/ to values in sValue

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    There are 336623 rows!

    Sorry my Access knowledge is not up to this. Thank you so much.
    Jonathan Chappell
    Website Designer
    SellerDeck Website Designer
    Actinic to SellerDeck upgrades
    Graphicz Limited - www.graphicz.co.uk

    #2
    I did do a rather clumsy workaround:

    From Access exported the table to Excel(*), concatenated there and then imported the table into Access with a different name, then, when sure it looked ok renamed the orignal as backup and renamed the modified table to be the actual table.

    I am sure a query would be much quicker though!

    (* data exceded clipboard capacity so could not just copy and paste.)
    Jonathan Chappell
    Website Designer
    SellerDeck Website Designer
    Actinic to SellerDeck upgrades
    Graphicz Limited - www.graphicz.co.uk

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      #3
      The horse has bolted, but you would need to create an Update Query like this:

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      John
      John Ennals
      www.tortoys.co.uk

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        #4
        Fantastic John

        Thank you so much. Useful addition!

        Best wishes
        Jonathan Chappell
        Website Designer
        SellerDeck Website Designer
        Actinic to SellerDeck upgrades
        Graphicz Limited - www.graphicz.co.uk

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