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Will not find a number with a hyphen in the middle

Question asked by schamblee on Jan 7, 2013
Latest reply on Jan 11, 2013 by philmodjunk

Summary

Will not find a number with a hyphen in the middle

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

12 with all updateds

Operating system version

Windows

Description of the issue

If you perform a find with just a hyphen "-" it will not find any records when the text field is number with the hyphen in the located in with the string of number. Such as 123-123, 123-1234.
link to a post from the forum pertaining to the matter
http://forums.filemaker.com/posts/1803664cf9?page=2

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create a Text field
Create a few test records with a number with a hyphen located in the number.  123-1234
Enter find mode
put a hyphen - in the search box
perform find

Expected result

Found all records with a - located in the text field being searched

Actual result

No records are being found

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

No error messages

Configuration information

NA

Outcomes