In article <99mtsa$85b$[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,
 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ("Mark Collins") wrote:

> Hope you can help, I have put a basic database together which add, deletes,
> updates and edits records but I am not sure where to start with searching
> the data base. I have already got it working a bit using ereg and a while
> loop, but it is case sensitive and wont find a match in the middle of a
> string (or at least I dont think it will). Does anyone know of a better way
> to do this?

eregi() is for case-insensitive matching

The preg_* functions allow switching back and forth between case-sensitive 
and case-insensitive subpattern matching within a single pattern.


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