Database Function

jedi160

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I have some database functions that treat some inputs logically and others illogically(?). The result is that if I have apple-orange in my data, but I only want to pull apple, the database function will pull apple-orange and apple. Is there an easy way to fix this without changing the data?

Thanks.
 

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jedi160

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So I've discovered a fix for this but it makes the output table look unattractive. I'm using a Table function with the database function so that I can easily reference items in the first column and do analysis without building out long criteria tables. But in order for this to retrieve exact matches, I had to set it up so that the first column of the table reads
"=apple" instead of "apple."

Is there a way to format this so that I can remove the = and have just "apple" show up on screen.

Thanks.
 

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