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Is it possible to specify in a HTML query from a Google Spreadsheet not to be case sensitive?

For instance, I need to query all rows where column A contains the name "Jason". Since more people have access to the Spreadsheet and might insert Jason as "JASON" or "jason", the query will not filter these last two correctly.

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    "HTML query"? What does HTML have to do with this? Perhaps you meant SQL (the query syntax is based on SQL, though it's much much more limited).
    – user79865
    Aug 9 '16 at 13:40
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Use the =upper() function.

If you cannot use it in your HTML query, then add a helper column to your spreadsheet, and set it =upper(A1) etc, and then query the helper column from the HTML query.

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    lower() will work just as well.
    – ale
    Aug 9 '16 at 13:11
  • This is an acceptable work around for now.
    – user113728
    Aug 10 '16 at 9:22

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