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    Unanswered: Useing the *

    Have been given this Database to fix it a small on

    in the address4 feild the User have put

    *** Copies 2 ***

    *** Copies 2 ***

    *** MON - FRI ***


    I want do a Like Command Showing all the '**' by *

    And yes I know it i wrong But I have to fix it and They want to keep the **
    Last edited by myle; 11-24-05 at 19:15.
    hope this help

    See clear as mud


    StePhan McKillen
    the aim is store once, not store multiple times
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    MYLE
    YOUR PASSWORD IS JUST LIKE YOUR TOOTHBRUSH DON'T SHARE IT.

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    de[ending on the version of Access (A2000 / V9 on) consider swtiching to ANSI compatibility mode -which makes the wild card caracter '%' instead of JET's default '*'*

    Not tried, but theoretically it should work

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    Msaccess 2003
    hope this help

    See clear as mud


    StePhan McKillen
    the aim is store once, not store multiple times
    Remember... Optimize 'til you die!
    Progaming environment:
    Access based on my own environment: DAO3.6/A97/A2000/A2003/A2007/A2010
    VB based on my own environment: vb6 sp5
    ASP based on my own environment: 5.6
    VB-NET based on my own environment started 2007
    SQL-2005 based on my own environment started 2008
    MYLE
    YOUR PASSWORD IS JUST LIKE YOUR TOOTHBRUSH DON'T SHARE IT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by myle
    Msaccess 2003
    Yup- healdems suggestion works for A03 too.
    Not 100% sure what you are asking but... if healdems ideas doesnt work then try combining INSTR and MID.
    HTH
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    pootle flump
    ur codings are working excelent.

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