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Search multiple columns via one text box

Thread began 10/22/2018 7:33 pm by mrs | Last modified 10/23/2018 5:16 pm by mrs | 33 views | 3 replies

mrs

Search multiple columns via one text box

How can I get one text box to search multiple columns of a DB table?

I've got these four columns created by DA where I have had to create a text box for each:

$searchWADAtbl_product_WADbSearch1 = new WA_MySQLi_Search("WADAtbl_product","");
if (isset($_GET["Search"]) || isset($_GET["Search_x"])) {
$searchWADAtbl_product_WADbSearch1->clearSearch();
$searchWADAtbl_product_WADbSearch1->setSearch(array("type"=>"Edit", "comparison"=>"Includes", "join"=>"AND"), array("fld_p_name"), "s", "fld_p_name");
$searchWADAtbl_product_WADbSearch1->setSearch(array("type"=>"Edit", "comparison"=>"Includes", "join"=>"AND"), array("fld_p_descrption"), "s", "fld_p_descrption");
$searchWADAtbl_product_WADbSearch1->setSearch(array("type"=>"Edit", "comparison"=>"Includes", "join"=>"AND"), array("fld_p_collection"), "s", "fld_p_collection");
$searchWADAtbl_product_WADbSearch1->setSearch(array("type"=>"Edit", "comparison"=>"Includes", "join"=>"AND"), array("fld_p_manufacturer"), "s", "fld_p_manufacturer");
}

This is what I have tried, but, guess what... it didn't work =D

$searchWADAtbl_product_WADbSearch1->setSearch(array("type"=>"Edit", "comparison"=>"Includes", "join"=>"AND"), array("fld_p_name"), "s", "fld_p_name", "fld_p_descrption", "fld_p_collection", "fld_p_manufacturer");

I've done this before with the pre-MySQLi version of DA, but it's beaten me this time!

Also, do I need , "join"=>"AND" if I have only one search box?

Thanks.

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