At 3:47 PM +1100 10/31/10, Dr Michael Daly wrote:
Using a php search form produces a nil return on any information that is
capitalised within a mysql database; retrieval is fine for non-capitalised
data. Could someone tweak this please? The relevant code I think is as
// Description is a BLOB in MySQL... we need to UPPER the blob
//values to make the search case-insensitive.
$query = "SELECT C.*, A.surname, A.name, A.surname_prefix, A.id AS user
FROM pbcs_user A, pbcs_join_table_user_app B, pbcs_appointment C ".
"WHERE A.id = B.user_id AND
B.appointment_id = C.id ".
"AND LOWER(C.description) LIKE
C.start_time > $start_time AND C.start_time < $end_time ORDER BY
$result = pbcs_db_query($query);
Why are you using a BLOB?
You are just storing text data, right? If so, then a VARCHAR will work.
Additionally, using a BLOB changes things somewhat in that all data
are stored as binary strings and as such makes all comparisons
case-sensitive. Too many double negatives for me.
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