How would I use SQL to filter results based on keywords?

Posted on 2009-04-18
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I am trying to filter through results in a field called description. My sql statement is


This should select any record that has the color blue in its description, but for some reason it will not work. Am I doing this right?
Question by:AlexanderMaxwell
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    Hi AlexanderMaxwell,

    In a lot of dbms's yes.  In MS Access no. Try LIKE '*blue*' ... i.e. use * instead of %.


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