bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Tue Jan 14 13:00:06 EST 2020
The only problem I see here is that it is possible to get a match with the last part of one column and the first part of the next, especially with numerical data, which would be a false positive.
> On Jan 14, 2020, at 01:15 , Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Hi Sean,
>> Am 14.01.2020 um 02:04 schrieb Pi Digital via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>> Even easier:
>> SELECT * FROM MyTable WHERE ((col1+col2+aCol1+aCol2) LIKE ‘%mysearchtermhere%’)
> aha, thank you very much, I had no idea this is possible! :-)
>> Sean Cole
>> Pi Digital Prod Ltd
>>>> On 13 Jan 2020, at 23:03, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> Actually I do this all the time.
>>> SELECT * from MyTable where
>>> COLUMN1 like "%mysearchtermhere%" OR
>>> COLUMN2 like "%mysearchtermhere%" OR
>>> COLUMN3 like "%mysearchtermhere%"
>>> I loop through a list of columns I want to search to build the query.
>>> Bob S
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