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is there a way to perform regex query with CAML?
I have a string field (Display) composed by Name and Surname.
I have a single search input.

I wish to have these results *Display* match UserInput

How can I do it with CAML?

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  • Display is your custom field of type string?
    – Aanchal
    Sep 12, 2014 at 15:43

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You can not use regex query with CAML.

The closest thing you will get to wildcard searching and CAML is using either the BeginsWith or the Contains element.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms196501.aspx

So the only thing you are missing then is an EndsWith.

In regards to dates make sure you format your dates as "yyyy-MM-dd-Thh:mm:ssZ" and all should work.

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