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   * Some parameters support wildcards (see below)   * Some parameters support wildcards (see below)
 ===== Substring Searches in Parameters ===== ===== Substring Searches in Parameters =====
-Spaces and the wildcard are supported in search strings. Spaces are useful for separating whole words and word components. For example, taxa search results for "%pinus" include alpinus, carpinus, lupinus, etc. Searching instead for "pinus" will narrow the results to just the word pinus. ​ The following table illustrates several ways that the wildcard can be used to more finely control how your search string is matched.+Spaces and the wildcard are supported in search strings. Spaces are useful for separating whole words and word components. For example, taxa search results for "*pinus" include alpinus, carpinus, lupinus, etc. Searching instead for "pinus" will narrow the results to just the word pinus. ​ The following table illustrates several ways that the wildcard can be used to more finely control how your search string is matched.
  
 ^Desired Result^Example ^ ^Desired Result^Example ^
-|contains |sitename=%cotton+|contains |sitename=*cotton
-|begins with |sitename=Cotton+|begins with |sitename=Cotton
-|ends with |sitename=%Lake |+|ends with |sitename=*Lake |
 |is exactly |sitename=Cottonwood Lake | |is exactly |sitename=Cottonwood Lake |
  

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