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Re: [INTERFACES] Case insensitive LIKE ?

From: Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>
To: Constantin Teodorescu <teo(at)flex(dot)ro>
Cc: PostgreSQL Interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Case insensitive LIKE ?
Date: 1999-10-31 12:35:47
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Constantin Teodorescu wrote:
> 
> I'm writing an application that should work with PostgreSQL server on
> Linux and ODBC-MS Access on Windows.
> 
> I'm using the TclODBC package that works just fine.
> 
> Under Windows, with ODBC->MS Access , the select LIKE 'john%' works case
> insensitive!
> Under Linux with PostgreSQL 6.5.2 , the LIKE clause is case sensitive!
> 
> Is there for PostgreSQL a modifier(parameter) that will make the LIKE
> clause case insensitive ?

Maybe

 select * from t where lower(name) like 'john%';

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Hannu

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