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Search and replace in mySQL, how to?

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Dear friends,

I want to doing mass replace in order to change smiley code in all posts, example:

(the text is in post table > text row)
you're very funny :smiley1:

How to replace all :smiley1: to :funny: in entire post?

Thanks before :)

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From the MySQL manual -- [url=http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/string-functions.html]string functions[/url]:

[code]
REPLACE(str,from_str,to_str)

Returns the string str with all occurrences of the string from_str
replaced by the string to_str. REPLACE() performs a case-sensitive
match when searching for from_str.

mysql> SELECT REPLACE('www.mysql.com', 'w', 'Ww');
        -> 'WwWwWw.mysql.com'

This function is multi-byte safe.[/code]

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