What database is being used? How is the target structured and are there indexes to use?
My concern with this approach, though I don't have a better one, is that it will be deathly slow as the database grows. I'd suggest a double check of the database documentation. Just a couple of random thoughts - Miles Thompson At 08:40 AM 7/18/2002 -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: >I break up the search words using a function and then build a query based >on the search criteria. If it is multiple words, I use REGEXP for the >search.( I use a mysql database). then when there are multiple searches >you can format the query string like.... > >SELECT show_name FROM table_of_shows WHERE show_name REGEXP >'simpsons|sienfield' > >using the LIKE you can do the same thing....using a function to break up >the query string... > >SELECT show_name FROM table_of_shows WHERE show_name like '%simpsons%' OR >show_name like '%sienfeld%' etc.... > >Hope this helps. >Jeff > > > > > Dasmeet > Singh > > <dasmeet@tunma To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > il.com> cc: > > Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] How to > use Full text search? > 07/18/2002 > > 05:54 > AM > > > > > > > > > >Martin Clifford wrote: > > The query you would need would be something along the lines of: > > > > SELECT show_name FROM table_of_shows WHERE show_name LIKE '%$keyword%' > > > > Learning the LIKE syntax is going to be the best help to you in this >situation, I believe ;o) >Thanx, I am already using 'Like' search but it doesnt seems to be >helpful when more than one keywords are entered. If you have any >solution, please send it to me. >Thanx again. >Dasmeet > > > > > > Martin Clifford > > Homepage: http://www.completesource.net > > Developer's Forums: http://www.completesource.net/forums/ > > > > > > > >>>>Dasmeet Singh <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 07/18/02 03:57AM >>> > >>> > > I am developing a site which shows tv schedules online... > > http://www.einFotimes.com I want to add search to it. > > Basically i want to know how to full text search through all the tables > > in database and i also want the name of table in result along with > > fields...is it possible? > > Dasmeet > > > > > > > >-- >PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) >To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > > > > >-- >PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) >To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php