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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Use wildcards in field names?
Date Thu, 24 Jun 2004 14:59:48 GMT
There is no built-in support to do wildcards with field names, but you 
certainly could look up all the field names yourself and implement your 
own wildcard scheme to dynamically build queries.


On Jun 24, 2004, at 10:48 AM, Hugo wrote:

> I was wondering if is it possible to use wild cards in fiel names?
> this is my case: i have a file that is term as respective descriptions,
> separated by a space, like this:
> bed place to sleep
> chair place to seat down
> glass recipient of liquids
> pen something to write with
> hat something to protect your hed
> and what i want is to perform searches in both sides of the file, the 
> terms
> and the descriptions, and be able to use wildcards in both.
> Does any one know how to do this having just this file?
> I thougth naming the field after the term, and put the descriptions in 
> the
> field, but then i can't use wildcards to search in fields names...
> I'd appreciate any kind of help!
> Thank you in advance, Hugo.
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