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Re: String function page incorrect?

From: Roberto Mello <rmello(at)cc(dot)usu(dot)edu>
To: Jonathan Ellis <jellis(at)advocast(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: String function page incorrect?
Date: 2000-11-30 23:25:15
Message-ID: 3A26E1DB.2C8B34FB@cc.usu.edu (view raw or flat)
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Jonathan Ellis wrote:
> 
> I'm trying to find the correct function that returns the location of a
> substring within a string.  Looking at
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/user/x2731.htm, it gives the Function name as
> "textpos" but in the Example column it uses "position".  But neither one
> works!
> 
> bf2=# select position('high', 'ig');
> ERROR:  parser: parse error at or near ","

	You need SELECT position('ig' in 'high');

lbn=# select position('ig' in 'high');
 strpos 
--------
      2
(1 row)

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