On Mon, 6 Sep 2004, David Robley wrote:

> 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.
> 
> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/String_functions.html
> 
> Something like
> 
> SELECT fields FROM table WHERE SOUNDEX(name) = SOUNDEX('searchvalue')
> 
> Cheers
> -- 
> David Robley

Thanks!

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