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SqlHelpers::TranslateVBLikePattern Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Translates a search pattern for the Visual Basic Like operator to a search pattern for the SQL Server LIKE operator.

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

static String^ TranslateVBLikePattern(
	String^ pattern, 
	wchar_t escape


Type: System::String
The Visual Basic Like search pattern to translate to a SQL Server LIKE search pattern.
Type: System::Char
The character to use to escape special SQL characters or the escape character itself.

Return Value

Type: System::String
A search pattern for the SQL Server LIKE operator that corresponds to the specified Visual Basic Like search pattern.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.