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Thread: Comparing search bar input with database

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    Default Comparing search bar input with database

    With my current code i can search on either first name or last name in my database, but im wondering if anyone could explain how i can compare the input to firstname + lastname.
    Further explanation:
    i search for Vincent, it shows all people with the name Vincent. <-- works
    i search for lastNa, it shows all people with the lastname lastNa. <-- works
    Now i need to make it so, that when i enter '' Vincent lastNa''' it shows everyone with that fullname.

    private void nameSearch() {
    searchBarN = zoekS.getText();
    try {
    Statement stat = conn.createStatement();
    DefaultListModel spelerlijst = new DefaultListModel();
    ResultSet result = stat.executeQuery("SELECT * FROM player WHERE firstname LIKE '%" + searchBarN + "%' OR lastname LIKE '%" + searchBarN + "%'");
    ModelItem item;
    while (result.next()) {
    item = new ModelItem();
    item.id = result.getInt("spelerID");
    item.description = result.getString("firstname") + " " + result.getString("lastname ");

    } catch (SQLException | NumberFormatException e) {
    JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "Kan deze naam niet vinden");
    } catch (NullPointerException e) {

    many thanks in advance,

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    Default Re: Comparing search bar input with database

    Remember to put your code in a code box, so it formats it and makes it easier to read.

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