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Re: SELECT from a list

From: Markus Bertheau <twanger(at)bluetwanger(dot)de>
To: Keith Gallant <keith(at)justhosting(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SELECT from a list
Date: 2004-07-25 13:56:20
Message-ID: 1090763779.9204.1.camel@teetnang (view raw or flat)
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В Вск, 25.07.2004, в 15:18, Keith Gallant пишет:
> Hello
> 
> I am wondering if it is possible to use a SINGLE LIKE statement for a
> selection from a list.
> 
> For example: If I want to return all results that a phrase starts with a
> number, can I make a call similar to the following:
> 
> SELECT * FROM table WHERE phrase LIKE
> {'0%','1%','2%','3%','4%','5%','6%','7%','8%','9%'};
> 
> If not is there an easier way than having to call this:
> 
> SELECT * FROM table WHERE phrase LIKE '0%' OR phrase LIKE '1%' OR phrase
> LIKE '2%' OR phrase LIKE '3%' OR phrase LIKE '4%' OR phrase LIKE '5%' OR
> phrase LIKE '6%' OR phrase LIKE '7%' OR phrase LIKE '8%' OR phrase LIKE
> '9%';

WHERE SUBSTRING(phrase FROM 1 FOR 1) IN ('0', '1', ....)

-- 
Markus Bertheau <twanger(at)bluetwanger(dot)de>


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