rocknbil - 6:01 pm on Dec 12, 2011 (gmt 0)
As an exact value?
Anywhere in the string?
Starts with? Ends with?
Let the user decide any of these? (<----------- ! yes.)
You build a dynamic where clause and depending on which is chosen, use a combination or choice of = or the "like" keyword in mySQL. There are many examples on this board, but my first post in this thread [webmasterworld.com] hints at one approach, and is mentioned again here [webmasterworld.com]. Sorry don't have time to chase down any others.