[Loadstone] WIldcards

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Mon Mar 16 01:21:58 GMT 2009


The pattern entry needs a little tweaking. At the moment there's no way of 
escaping a . in the search string.
Changing the pattern to use * and question would be more standard but 
entering the * is a rather long process on the phone.

On Fri, 13 Mar 2009, Przemys³aw Rogalski wrote:

> Hello,
> What should on write in "Find point", to find points starting with "P.A." or any phrase containing punctuation marks, such as "," and "."?
> Could the search mechanism be changed, so that "*" would stand for any string of characters, and "?" would stand for any single character? In fact, "*" and "?" have this function in some database systems and in PC operating systems. What about using them in Loadstone as well?
> Przemyslaw
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