SqlHelpers.GetStringStartsWithPattern Method (String, Char)


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Creates a search pattern string where the specified text can have other text after it but not before it.

Namespace:   System.Data.Linq.SqlClient
Assembly:  System.Data.Linq (in System.Data.Linq.dll)

public static string GetStringStartsWithPattern(
	string text,
	char escape


Type: System.String

The string to insert into the search pattern string.

Type: System.Char

The character to use to escape wildcard characters.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A search pattern string that contains the specified string followed by the '%' character.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
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