Full-Text Search Operators – Part 3: Splitting the search string

Part 1: Cleaning up parentheses in a string Part 2: Replacing alternate operators We’ve now got to the point where we have a “clean” search string.  The next step is to split the string into rows which we can then manipulate without having to traverse the string itself. There are …

Full-Text Search Operators – Part 1: Cleaning up parentheses in a string

Part 1: Cleaning up parentheses in a string Part 2: Replacing alternate operators Part 3: Splitting the search string Part 4: Wrapping it up A few years ago I wanted to have a crack at improving one of our websites’ search by providing “search operator” functionality.  These are basically special …