On Mon, 6 Sep 2004 11:09, Pete Holsberg wrote:

> Is there a way to program MySQL so that it can find the
> name "Smyth" if the user looks for "Smith"? And similar
> mispellings that are similar in sound.

The SOUNDEX string function in mysql may be what you want.


Something like

SELECT fields FROM table WHERE SOUNDEX(name) = SOUNDEX('searchvalue')

David Robley

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