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I understand from the selectors documentation:

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Selector values are not case sensitive unless you configure your MySQL with a case sensitive collation.

I have a repeater field `promo_codes` consisting of text field `title` and an integer field `number1`. I'm running a find:

$page->promo_codes->find('title=gmtest');

The database column collation is `utf8_general_ci` so I would expect this to work, but it only works when I match the case exactly ("GMTEST").

This is on PW 3.0.42. Any ideas? Is there an exception for finds on repeater fields?

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The selectors documentation is focused on PageFinder operations that query the database - $pages->find(), $page->children(), etc.

When you use find() on a Repeater field value you are searching a PageArray in memory and the database is not involved, so that is probably the reason for the difference. You could use a different operator like ~= or %= for a case-insensitive search.

It would be good if the selectors documentation had more information about the differences between selectors used in PageFinder::find() vs WireArray::find().

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Aha, that makes sense. For now I'll make a note the field should be entered in uppercase, then I'll use strtoupper() when building my selector.

Thanks!

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