troubleshooting Question

untyped dataset, partial search,

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Mike EghtebasFlag for United States of America asked on
.NET ProgrammingVisual Basic.NETC#
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As shown on the attached image, there are wildcard searches for:

1. Title (works fine).
2. Unit Price (works only for exact price not partial digits)

Question: How can I modify this sample project to allow partial searches work as well?

FYI, spSoftwareSearch works for exact or partial searches in SSMS . Meaning, the proc is okay. The focus of my question is on the application side.

Also, this sample is using untyped dataset. I will be happy to upload this small application for you to take a look at it. The application includes a small database set to work with SQL Express12.

ALTER PROCEDURE [dbo].[spSoftwareSearch]
     @Title varchar(30)
    , @UnitPrice money


	, s.Title
	, s.Description
	, s.UnitPrice 
FROM tblSoftware s 
WHERE s.Title  Like iif(@Title='', s.Title, '%' + @Title + '%') And
     s.UnitPrice = iif(@UnitPrice = 0,  s.UnitPrice, @UnitPrice)


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