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|Search and replace characters in a MySQL table|
| 4:06 am on Jun 15, 2012 (gmt 0)|
I discovered I incorrectly imported data into my database as some accented characters are corrupted.
For example, instead of "Tucumán" I get "TucumÃ¡n".
I've made changes to this data so I don't want to dump it and reimport it but try to salvage it if I can.
I noticed each character corrupts the same way:
Is there a command I can use to search and replace strings in the table across all the columns? Or maybe some even better fix?
| 12:20 pm on Jul 5, 2012 (gmt 0)|
If your rows have last update timestamps you could narrow down which rows have not been updated yet since the initial import and you could update just those rows.
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