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Simple search in Sybase
A simple search is what you want when you know exactly the
data you are looking for and you know which column and table it
At the end of each command press the space-bar or press enter
before continuing the next step.
- Type the name of the columns you displayed after the search.
Separate each column name with a comma.
For instance, if you are searching for John Jones and you want to
know his phone number and his address, so you would type
- If you want every column to be returned, type an asterisk.
- Type the name of the table you are searching.
- Type the name of the column you are searching.
- Type the word(s) you are searching for.
- Press Enter.
If there is a value that matches your search, you see the
results from your search and
(1 row affected)
The number may be 2 or 3, or larger if your search matches more
than one row.
For example, to find John Jones in a table called rolodex and
return all the columns, type
select * from rolodex where name=John Jones
Next: Sybase searches when you know part of the data
See also: Searching Sybase databases
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