Areas Extension allows for areas to be defined by postal code. Is it also possible to define areas with postal codes that include wildcards? For example, I might want all the postal codes in the form A1A *** to be included in my area (otherwise, I have to list the thousands of possible postal codes). Has anyone got something working along these lines? None of the obvious wildcard options seems to work.

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I think you'd either have to hack this line https://lab.civicrm.org/extensions/areas/-/blob/e5579b00c9826cfb27cc1bfbdaca932e4cbc5864/Civi/Areas/DefinitionType/PostalCode.php#L40, or do like this example, and in the getWhereClause() do that logic.

  • Thanks, looks like a LIKE is needed, I'll give that a try.
    – Lars SG
    Apr 14, 2023 at 22:02

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