Look for a % in a string with "like"
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  1. #1
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    Does any one know how can I find the character "%" in a string using "Like".
    Normaly the "%" is a wild-card character.

    Thanks.

  2. #2
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    You should use escape character:

    SELECT last_name FROM employees
    WHERE last_name LIKE '%A\_B%' ESCAPE '\';

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