SQLite – replace part of a string


Is it possible using SQL in an SQLite table to replace part of a string?

For example, I have a table where one of the fields holds the path to a file.
Is it possible to replace parts of the string so that, e.g.





Best Solution

You can use the built in replace() function to perform a string replace in a query.

Other string manipulation functions (and more) are detailed in the SQLite core functions list

The following should point you in the right direction.

UPDATE table SET field = replace( field, 'C:\afolder\', 'C:\anewfolder\' ) WHERE field LIKE 'C:\afolder\%';