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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: searching for a string

    i have a form which i can search a text from a text box but does not work with a memo field. if i type a text in the search text field it does not recognize the text cuz the memo field contains more text. i need help

  2. #2
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    Use the * wildcard character in your search string, either up-front or in the logic.

    Regards,

    Ax

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    Yes and don't forget the Like operator.
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