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Posted on 2009-05-06
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What's the query if I want to select all records whose columnA (contains string) contain the word "sentense" in its string?  I used lik'%sentense%' but that's not wroking.
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by:lapucca
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I'm using ms sql 2005
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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 300 total points
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declare @tab table ( colA varchar(100 ) )
insert into @tab select 'this is a sentence'
insert into @tab select 'This is sql server'
insert into @tab select 'This is another sentence'

SELECT *
FROM @tab
WHERE colA Like '%Sentence%'
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select columnA from table where PATINDEX('%sentense%', columnA) > 1

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by:lapucca
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Why wouldn't my query below work?  It retrives nothing when I can see records that qualify this query?

SELECT *
  FROM sr
inner join  a
on sr.Id = a.Result_id
where a.Value like '%sentence%'    
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by:lapucca
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Oops,. sorry.  Typo is the problem.  
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