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HowTo: Search Multiple Fields in a Table Using LIKE (SQL)

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Greetings,

1. I have a SINGLE table of Parishes which I would like search
2. From ONE textbox, I'd like to be able to search on records in ANY of the following combinations
   A. First name
   B.  First name Last name
   C. First name MI Last name
   D. Last name
   E. Address
   F. City
   G. State
   H. Zip

3. The table has the following fields:

tbl_Parish
------------
pID                          'Pastor Info
pPrefix
pNameFirst
pNameMI
pNameLast
pNameSuff
pParishName          'Parish Info
pParishAdd1
pParishAdd2
pParishCity
sID
pParishZip
pParishPhone
pParishFax
pParishFax
pParishURL
sName

4. The Stored Procedure I've developed is as follows (see code sample)
5. Needless to say...it "aint happening".

Help!
SELECT p.pID, p.pPrefix, p.pNameFirst, p.pNameMI, p.pNameLast, p.pNameSuff, p.pParishName, p.pParishAdd1, p.pParishAdd2, p.pParishCity, p.sID, p.pParishZip, p.pParishPhone, p.pParishFax, p.pParishFax, p.pParishURL, s.sName
FROM tbl_states s INNER JOIN tbl_parish p ON s.sID = p.sID
WHERE p.pNameFirst LIKE [term] OR 
p.pNameLast  LIKE [term] OR
p.pParishName LIKE [term] OR
p.pParishAdd1 LIKE [term] OR
p.pParishCity LIKE [term] OR
p.pParishZip LIKE [term];

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