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Date:         Thu, 11 Dec 1997 18:23:47 -0500
Reply-To:     "Childs, Randy" <RCHILD@ABTI.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Childs, Randy" <RCHILD@ABTI.COM>
Subject:      Re: function or expression
Comments: To: jwang@PICARD.TAMU.EDU
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If you are using this function in a WHERE clause, you can use the CONTAINS function. However, it cannot be used in an IF-THEN-ELSE type of statement. You can also use a question mark (?) in place of the word CONTAINS.


-or, equivalently-

WHERE CHAR_VAR ? 'text string';

Randy Childs Alpha-Beta Technology

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