Replacing characters in a string

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Patrick Crosby
Patrick Crosby on 9 Apr 2020
Commented: Patrick Crosby on 9 Apr 2020
I want to replace characters in a string using loops and if statements. For example if there is a Y in the string, I want to change it to a J. If there is an M in the string I want to change it to a Q.
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Patrick Crosby
Patrick Crosby on 9 Apr 2020
The way I was thinking of it would be using loops-- is there an easier way? I am unfamiliar with a built-in function for this

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Birdman
Birdman on 9 Apr 2020
Edited: Birdman on 9 Apr 2020
One example(use regexprep):
s="Yao Ming";
regexprep(s,{'Y','M'},{'J','Q'})

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