you could also use regular expressions, but php isn't perl, so good luck on that one :p.
"Philip Hallstrom" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]... > You could use strstr() to find the index location of the > string searched for in FIELD. Then use substr() to return say 50 > characters on either side... > > -philip > > On Thu, 21 Nov 2002, Daniel Masson wrote: > > > Hello everyone ... > > > > Im working on some kind of search engine for two little tables on text > > fields on mssql, and the text fields can be very large fields, im doing > > the search with SELECT FIELD FROM TABLE WHERE FIELD LIKE '%SOMTHING%' .. > > My question is: > > > > When displaying the search results i dont want to display the entire > > field, only the specific parts where the keyword was found , and bold > > for the keyword and i just dony know how to to do that, i mean > > displaying the keyword in bold is no problem .. I need to know how to > > display only the parts where this keyword is. > > > > Any help will be very helpful > > > > Thanks every1 > > > > > > > > -- > > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php