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Wildcards would be very helpful

When shopping for parts it is very helpful to be able to wildcard certain characters in a part number. For example in one of our internal browser-based search tools, we can use % to wildcard a range of characters or ? for a single char.

Examples:

CY62148EV30LL-%SXIT will return the following:
CY62148EV30LL-45ZSXIT
CY62148DV30LL-70ZSXIT
CY62148EV30LL-55SXIT

CY62148?V30LL will return the following:
CY62148EV30LL-45ZSXIT
CY62148DV30LL-70ZSXIT
CY62148EV30LL-55SXIT

Implementing even just one of these 2 wildcard features would be a major help for us. Thanks for your excellent service, I use it almost every day!

Matt
eastman@emacinc.com
EMAC, Inc.
618-529-4525 Ext. 130

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      • Eric Raquette commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi!

        When I search there are often variables in the middle of part numbers
        that are allowed to change.
        Can I enter wild cards like * to allow any character there?
        I know I can remove characters from the end but this often gives too
        many parts that are not interesting.

        Best regards
        Eric Raquette

      • Ashok commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        allow using wild card , like * and ? for finding inductors etc in a particular family . For example
        IHLP*5MA

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