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I want to update a column a in table A based on column b1 in table B. If table B has a value b1_1 for column b1, a should be updated as b1_1. If b1_1 is not present then a should be updated with b1_2 and so forth.

Is there a way to do this in one update query?
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chandni.247 (3/21/2013)
I want to update a column a in table A based on column b1 in table B. If table B has a value b1_1 for column b1, a should be updated as b1_1. If b1_1 is not present then a should be updated with b1_2 and so forth.

Is there a way to do this in one update query?



Yes.

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