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#1 cheryl

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Posted 03 February 2006 - 07:02 AM

anyone can help guide or teach on how to do a wild search select statement??

        $member2    = "SELECT m.memCode,m.memName,c.clientName
        FROM member m,client c
        WHERE m.memCode LIKE %_%
        ORDER BY memCode ASC";
        $member_result2 = mysql_query($member2) 
        or die("Couldn't execute query 2.");    

is the following correct?? can also follow up on to print the number of records found and print them in table.

help please.

#2 fenway

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Posted 03 February 2006 - 08:32 AM

I'm not sure I understand -- that LIKE clause will return any columns that have at least one character in them, though there's an easier/faster way to do that. You do use % and _ in LIKE clauses, but what are you trying to search on?
Seriously... if people don't start reading this before posting, I'm going to consider not answering at all.

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