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Posted on 2002-05-19
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How to search a certain word in a field of a record?

Field | Title                     | Year |
Data  | Monkey in the blue bottle | 1997 |

I just entered 'blue' and it will come out the above data.
I'm using D3 and MSAccess database.

TQ

iqmedia
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kretzschmar earned 200 total points
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select * from atable where fieldname like "%TheWord%"
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by:iqmedia
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Hi kretzschmar,

You're fast...

Is that all???? shisssss.... OK I'll try it first.

TQ expert.

iqmedia
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by:iqmedia
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Hi kretzschmar,

You're fast...

Is that all???? shisssss.... OK I'll try it first.

TQ expert.

iqmedia
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by:nestorua
ID: 7019741
HI,
Another method (in this case you don't need to change your
SQL if you use someone):
in the OnFilterRecord event of your TDataset write the following:
Accept:=Pos('blue', Dataset.FieldByName('Title').AsString)>0.
Sincerely,
Nestorua.
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by:Mohammed Nasman
ID: 7019882
Hello

  if you are using Access database, you have to use * instead of %
 your SQL statment will be as:

Select * from urTable where Title like '*blue*'

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by:kretzschmar
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% does also work with access databases
(via ado tested)

meikl ;-)
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by:iqmedia
ID: 7020921
Hi experts...

i got stuck yesterday and with these all comment i'll try to do it again... TQ experts.

iqmedia
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by:iqmedia
ID: 7026457
Hi experts,

I got this error by doing that:
General SQL Error [Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access 97 Driver] Expression cannot be used with the LIKE predicate.

but then I change Access 97 to Paradox 7 and do this, and it work:

var wordtofind : string;
begin
  Edit1.Text := wordtofind;
  with Query1 do
  begin
    Close;
    SQL.Clear;
    SQL.Add('SELECT * FROM tableBook');
    SQL.Add('WHERE Title LIKE "%' + wordtofind + '%"');
    Open;
  end;
end;

iqmedia
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by:iqmedia
ID: 7026459
I think this would be enough.. TQ

iqmedia
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