"Variable or Field XXXX not defined" error when attempting to use Update Column to update character fields in MapInfo Pro

Product Name: MapInfo Pro™

Issue

The following error is encountered when using the Update Column function to update a column with a new value.

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Cause

This is due to incorrect syntax. The field which is being updated is a character type therefore MapInfo Pro expects the double quotation " " syntax at the beginning and end of the value e.g. "hello"

Resolution

UPDATED: December 4, 2019
Add a double quotation at the beginning and end of the value e.g. "hello"