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Searching for data with *

Searching for data with *

Searching for data with *

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I use Delphi 5 and Absolute database and am looking for a way to search for data in the database by using * e.g. if I’m looking for software to use *ware to search. I suppose it would be possible through sql but I have no knowledge of sql. Can someone please help?

RE: Searching for data with *

In SQL the wildcard character is %.  If it is used, the LIKE operator has to be used instead of =.  Supposing you wish to look in a table called wtbl for words with ware in it.

CODE

SELECT * FROM wtbl WHERE word LIKE '%ware%'

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