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Posted - August 27 2003 :  20:06:48  Show Profile  Visit Poorvesh's Homepage  Reply with Quote
How can i change asp shopproductcreatesql.asp to add intelligent search

When any body tries to find some product eg. cameera.

It should give all the products sounding like camera, even though there is spelling mistake.

I know This could be accomplished by using soundex function.

When i go in sql and do sql querry as follows

FROM products
WHERE (SOUNDEX(cdescription) = (SELECT soundex('cameera')))

It returns all the product that are camera.

Because Select sound ('cameera') produces a unique value that is same for
camera or camerra.

So on this basis it would return all the products that sounds like camera.

I want to translate this functionality to vpasp search.

So when any body misspells words like cameera it would still show him
camera products.

To translate to vpasp, i am not so good at asp. I was trying to figure out what would be changes required to add this functionaity.

Your prompt help would be appreciated

saumil Thakkar
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Posted - September 22 2003 :  19:35:35  Show Profile  Visit computepros's Homepage  Reply with Quote

FROM products
WHERE cdescription Like '%cam%'

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