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Very weird bug with 'like' function

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Hello there,

I have just faced a really weird problem with a query in SQL SERVER 2000.

I had a database with collation SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS and converted it in a new database with collation Greek_CI_AI.

The conversion was absolutelly correct. Tables, views, sps, functions etc. where succesfully transfered into the new database. The new database is working fine, but I faced a problem with a "select-from-where-like" query.

I have a table named account with a column name code (varchar(255)). some values are:

This query does not return any values!
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  1. select * from account where code like '54.00%'
While this returns correct values
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  1. select * from account where code like '54.%'
The problem is with zeros (they are not number but characters).
The following query also returns correct values
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  1. select * from account where code = '54.00'
Overall, the problem occurs only when 'like' statement and character '0' come together...


If anyone has any ideas I would really like to listen to them...
Feb 26 '09 #1
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select * from account where code like '%54.00%'
Nov 28 '09 #2

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