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2175939 - How to ignore accents in comparisons - SAP IQ


If an IQ table contains data with accented characters such as "é", selecting for data that is LIKE "%e%" will return no results because IQ does not see the accented E as an E.

Comparisons between accented characters and similar non-accented characters do not match.



  • SAP IQ 16.x
  • SAP IQ 15.x


SAP IQ 16.0 ; SAP Sybase IQ 15.2 ; SAP Sybase IQ 15.4


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