Search and replace within a field with regex in MySQL

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After a problem with row break in a text field I found this way of searching within a where clause in an SQL query. Can be used for selection or update / replace purposes of course.

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  1. SELECT * FROM 'table' WHERE `name` REGEXP '\r'
  3. UPDATE 'table' SET 'field' = replace(field,"findvalue", "reaplcevalue") WHERE REGEXP 'regexp search expression'

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