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Passing SQL from Webpage to Access DB using LIKE

Passing SQL from Webpage to Access DB using LIKE

Passing SQL from Webpage to Access DB using LIKE


I have a MS Access DB on an Win 2000 Server running IIS. I connect to the DB using Javascript (asp pages). Up to this point I have had no problem retrieving data, however, I am trying to create broader searches now and I am running into major problems.

I want to retrieve records that contain a particular work, say "Remove", in any field. I thought this would work with LIKE, but it doesn't. I even used Access to create the SQL statement and it works fine in Access, but if I pass it to Access over the webpage it will only display records if I give it the exact phrase written in any particular field. Any ideas? Here is the SQL statement:

"SELECT * FROM userinfo WHERE (((userinfo.ShortDescript) Like '*Remove*)) OR (((userinfo.FName) Like 'Bob*')) OR (((userinfo.LName) Like 'Bob*'))"

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!!

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