How to search a string in a mysql text field

Hello,

I need to search a string in a mysql text field that could contains newlines chars. Using the standard LIKE operator it does not work because the string searched is different from the text field as it contains newlines.

Here is an example:
select id from fb_posts where message like '%Fineco App. Tutti i servizi, in tutti i device. Da dove preferite collegarvi? https://welcome.fineco.it/bancaonline/extra/fineco-app%'

the string could not be found because the text field is:

Fineco App. Tutti i servizi, in tutti i device.
Da dove preferite collegarvi?

https://welcome.fineco.it/bancaonline/extra/fineco-app

So I think there should be e method to search removing newline chars.

thank you
apedicAsked:
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Or
SELECT id FROM fb_posts WHERE REPLACE(message,"\n","") LIKE '%Fineco App. Tutti i servizi, in tutti i device. Da dove preferite collegarvi? https://welcome.fineco.it/bancaonline/extra/fineco-app%'

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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Try
select id from fb_posts where message like '%Fineco App. Tutti i servizi, in tutti i device.\n Da dove preferite collegarvi? https://welcome.fineco.it/bancaonline/extra/fineco-app%'

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or
select id from fb_posts where message like '%Fineco App. Tutti i servizi, in tutti i device.\r\n Da dove preferite collegarvi? https://welcome.fineco.it/bancaonline/extra/fineco-app%'

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if the text is from Windows.

HTH,
Dan
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apedicAuthor Commented:
thank you, works perfectly!
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Glad I could help!
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