Wild cards in searches

Did you know that a wild card search in a selection such as * is not the only wild card option. A * is used as a wild card for 1 or more characters, while a + may also be used as a wild card for a single character.


  1. Vijayashree Nair August 31, 2009 at 3:53 am · Reply

    hi Glynn,

    Thank you for the input, not many are aware of this ie., + wide card for a single character.

    Lot of knowledge sharing through these blogs.


  2. Gopala Krishnan February 1, 2012 at 8:31 am · Reply

    Dear Glyn Williams,
    Thanks a lot. It is helping me a lot. Thank you Very muchhhhhhhhhhhh……

    • admin February 1, 2012 at 10:22 am · Reply

      Pleasure Gopala

  3. sourabh January 20, 2015 at 11:58 am · Reply

    Try % wild character as well.

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