Forum: Ruby on Rails How to allow user entered wildcards in find?

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Rick W. (Guest)
on 2005-12-14 17:47
Anyone know how to allow user entered (mySql) wildcards for a find?

It seems that if I do a plain find(:all... with % as the search text it
finds nothing where it seems it should find every row.

I hope this is stated clearly enough.
Lou V. (Guest)
on 2005-12-14 22:58
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this worked for me when I gave an arg of "%" and "%ev%":

	conditions = [ "name like ?", args[0] ]
	MyTable.find( :all, :conditions => conditions ).each { |e| puts
e[:name]}

or are you referring to MySQL regular expression search?
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