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SQL Query to Search for name in database

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net


     can anybody please tell me how can i retrieve record from the database for a search Criteria.

I have Following records in the table

ID            Name              City

11          Arjun                 mumbai

12         Harry                   Delhi

13         Akhil                   Kolkatta


I have a textbox On Entering any name or phrase of name For Eg. if i Enter just ar then i should get Arjun and Harry(contains ar) Details in Gridview. If I enter full name arjun then I should get only Arjuns details in gridview.


To do this which SQL SELECT query i have to use..Tried Like,Contains and Exists. But could not get the desired result. Please help me in this regard.


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