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From:Peter Brawley Date:March 8 2006 3:08pm
Subject:Re: query problem
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ross@stripped wrote:
> I am fairly new to sql and am now getting into the area of slightly 
> more complex queries.
> At present my query is
> $query = "SELECT * FROM $table_name WHERE sname LIKE '$search_string%' 
> ORDER BY fname $type";
> but I have two other filters which may or may not be chosen. (area, 
> and interest).
> $query = "SELECT * FROM $table_name WHERE sname LIKE '$search_string%' 
> AND area='area' AND interest='interest' ORDER BY fname $type";
> but what if nether is chosen, or only one? Is there an AND/OR operator 
> or similar in mysql?
No AND/OR. It's the job of the front-end, ie your app, to assemble to 
correct number of Where clauses.



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