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Workshop

Quiz

  1. How do you find a non-blank field?

  2. How do you find a blank field?

  3. What do you call the results of a find?

  4. Can you mix find requests that have the Omit option checked with those that don't?

Quiz Answers

  1. The * character matches one or more characters of any kind, so you can simply search on * in the field.

  2. Use = to match what is in the text field: If nothing follows =, that's what will be found—empty fields.

  3. A found set.

  4. Yes.

Activities

Take one of the templates that you're interested in and enter some test data. Practice finding data that you know you've entered. Also practice searching for data that you know is not present. Experiment with the wildcard characters (@ and *).

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