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SQL - need to search for data/name with single quote

jweissdandm asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Simple query statement that I am stumbling with...  I have a dealerName column that has records with single quotes as data  

eg.  Vann's

The form bombs without any string cleaning to deal with the single quote.  

I created this to deal with it... but it still returns 'no records found'
function cleanQuote(searchTerm)
	dim preQuote
	dim postQute
	postQuote  = replace(searchTerm,"'","'")
	cleanQuote = postQuote
end function

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try to search like this:
select * from MyTable where ColumnName = 'ddd''d'

Note that to search for a string with a single quote in MSSQL you should double the single quote ('').




Isn't my code doing the same thing?  If the columnData has a single quote, how does it return the rows if the columnData is replace with 2 single quotes?
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Thanks gentlePeople

Thanks for explaining amazingwolf1:) i was a little busy
Glad we could help
Thank you, aspresto - hope we will ALL stay as busy as we can :-)

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