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I am trying to query for the * symbol within records and am having trouble with the usual way I would do this since the * is part of like "*(some value)*" that I would usually use. Any ideas?  Thanks!
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by:mvidas
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You should be able to query for [*] to find the literal asterisk instead of the wildcard.
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by:daisypetals313
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The * is mixed in with other characters so I need the like part
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What about using     *[*]*     in the Like. In the past I've written it as "*" & "[*]" & "*" to make it easier to understand later, but either should be good for what you need.
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Thanks! I used *[*]* and it worked perfect.
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