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hi,
in vb5.0, i tried few attempts like:
.FindNext "Stk_code Like '*"*' "
.FindNext 'Stk_code Like "*"*" ' etc..

Is there a way to search for " (and any special chars) ?
Thanks,
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by:jbil
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Inclose special chars in brackets
FindNext "Stk_code Like " & ["]* & "
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by:collinng
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jbil, thanks for your reply.
i tried:
FindNext "Stk_code Like " & ["]* & "
FindNext "Stk_code Like '&["]*&'  "

however, the system takes the 2nd " as the closing inverted comma, and gives an error message refering to ] as being invalid.

Do your have alternative solution ?

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depending on your codetabel try

var = "*" & Chr(34) & "*"

FindNext "Stk_code Like " & var

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