ODBC Driver for Oracle Sales

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Updating Data

The following code examples show how to use data modification statements.

Procedure for Updates

You can use execute method to execute data modification statements. This will update the cursor's rowcount property with the number of affected rows.

Note that you must commit the connection after performing the modification, or your changes may be lost.

INSERT

To insert updates:

cursor.execute("INSERT INTO Opportunities(Name) VALUES ('Residential Oppty')")
cnxn.commit()
affected = cursor.rowcount

UPDATE

To retrieve updates:

cursor.execute("UPDATE Opportunities SET Name = 'Residential Oppty' WHERE CreatedBy = 'Jack'")
cnxn.commit()
affected = cursor.rowcount

DELETE

To delete updates:

cursor.execute("DELETE FROM Opportunities WHERE Id = '300000002693011'")
cnxn.commit()
affected = cursor.rowcount

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