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Searching for Fields With a Question Mark Character Contained Within Any Position Using WildCard

Searching for Fields With a Question Mark Character Contained Within Any Position Using WildCard

Searching for Fields With a Question Mark Character Contained Within Any Position Using WildCard

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Using Crystal XI to query against an Oracle database.

Am attempting to find unauthorized (by our standards) characters in specific a database field. Using the * wild card (many characters), I need to search for any occurrences of a question mark as well as many other characters (example below).

However, I think that since Crystal (or Oracle) interprets the question mark as a "one character" wildcard, the query returns all records which have any data in the field whatsoever.

Any idea how to wild-card search for any occurrence of a question mark in any position of a particular database field using Crystal XI against an Oracle database?


{POITEMVEN.VEN_ITEM} like ["*!*", "*#*", "*$*", "*%*", "*&*", "*(*", "*)*", "*?*", "*@*", "*^*"]

Most appreciated!

Crystal Novice

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