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I have a table where I want to query partial phrases or words and cannot figure out a simple way to accomplish this. I used the brackets [] in the underlying query but cannot figure out an easy way to retrieve data with partial info.

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Use the Like statement with the wild card operator *

Ex. Find all rows where field1 has a word that starts with “con”
Select * from table where field1 like “con*”

Ex. Find all rows where field1 has a word that has “con” anywhere in the word
Select * from table where field1 like “*con*”

Ex. Find all rows where field1 has a word that ends with “con”
Select * from table where field1 like “con*”

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  • Randym
    That last one should have been Ex. Find all rows where field1 has a word that ends with "con" Select * from table where field1 like "*con"
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