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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)

public static string TranslateVBLikePattern(
	string pattern,
	char 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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5