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Re: Like problem

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: "Campbell, Lance" <lance(at)uiuc(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Like problem
Date: 2008-02-13 16:42:20
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Campbell, Lance wrote:
> 8.2.5
> I am having an issue with trying to use 'LIKE' so that I can match on a
> string with an underscore in it.  What is the proper way to find the
> following string?

> WARNING:  nonstandard use of escape in a string literal
> LINE 1: ...ct c1 from t1 where c1 like '%abc\_%';

Either indicate you are using an escaped string: LIKE E'%abc\_%'
Or, change the escape character: LIKE '%abcQ_%' ESCAPE 'Q'

   Richard Huxton
   Archonet Ltd

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