T-sql - contain?

In VB there is a ".contain" method to check to see if a string contains a char or a word we are looking for. Like if mystring.contains(",") then ...   In T-Sql is there such a method?
VBdotnet2005Asked:
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VBdotnet2005Author Commented:
or to check if exist
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aelliso3Commented:
SELECT CHARINDEX('bicycle', [ProductDesc]) FROM Products
If this returns a number greater than 1, then the string was found ...


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aelliso3Commented:
Little typo in the last comment ... if it returns a number greater than 0 ... the it was found
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cyberkiwiCommented:
Hi there,

Use the keyword LIKE
e.g.

SELECT FIELD1,FIELD2,FIELD3
FROM MYTABLE
WHERE FIELD1 LIKE '%part%'

This will check whether FIELD 1 contains "Part" anywhere in it, just like VB.Net String.Contains
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