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Naresh Dasari

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:05 am    Post subject: Record value starts with '%'
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Hi,
We usually give the query like the following to get the records where lastname starts with 'S'

SELECT EMPNO, LASTNAME FROM EMPLOYEES
WHERE LASTNAME LIKE 'S%'

Now, I want to acces the records where the lastname starts with '%'.
Can anyone help me hw to write a query.
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kapil.ksingh

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:37 am    Post subject:
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Hi,
As far as I am concern it may be like below ----


select empno,lastname from employees
where lastname like


SELECT * FROM EMP_MASTER
WHERE SUBSTR(ENAME,1,1) = '%';
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply to: Record value starts with '%'
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A quick look into the DB2 manuals helped recall the escape character,

you can use the query,
Code:

SELECT EMPNO, LASTNAME FROM EMPLOYEES
WHERE LASTNAME LIKE '+%%'  ESCAPE '+'
 


Thanks!
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