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Hi

I have a table assume Users and i need to add a column and insert a default value.

the default value is in the same table(Users)

assume Users table has ID, Name, Password

Now I need to insert a column as Confirm Password which data should be same as Password value.

How can I alter the table and insert the value to that column.

Can anyone help me

Thanks,

Harish Reddy
Posted 27-Nov-12 3:32am

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Solution 1

Here is a two step approach for this.

--Add new colunm
ALTER TABLE Users
   ADD ConfirmPassword Datatype NULL;

--Update Table
UPDATE Users
SET ConfirmPassword = Password;
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Marcus Kramer at 27-Nov-12 14:11pm
   
+5. Solves the OP's question.
RaisKazi at 27-Nov-12 14:14pm
   
Thank you Marcus.
Harish Reddy K at 28-Nov-12 3:50am
   
Thank you RaisKazi...
RaisKazi at 28-Nov-12 10:15am
   
Welcome, :)

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