Subject Re: [IBO] Re: IB_SearchPanel with wildcards
Author Helen Borrie (TeamIBO)
At 08:51 AM 16-08-02 +0000, you wrote:
>thank you for this response. But how can I enforce my users not to use
>* for wildcards, or how can I show my own error message window if they

OK, I've now looked up the wildcard-parsing code in IB_Parse.pas and it
seems to require an escape character. You can use any of * _ % or ?
for your wildcard as long as you escape them, e.g. (from what I can see)

(searching for strings starting with 'Silb') Silb\*

If you don't like '\' as your EscapeCharacter, you can set it to something
different (single character only) in the EscapeCharacter property of

If that doesn't work, come back here and cry foul.

Sorry I didn't have an instant useful answer. I never use this style of
searching - I always utilise the incremental searching.

Helen Borrie (TeamIBO Support)

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