Phonetic Name Search

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  1. #1
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    Default Phonetic Name Search

    Hi there!<BR><BR>I&#039m trying to perform a "phonetic name search" on my database.<BR>For eg: If the user enters Last Name as "Crum".The results<BR>should contain Last Names with "Krum" ,"Crumb" and so on.<BR><BR>The database is MS Access 2000 and environment:ASP<BR><BR>Any thoughts on how to achieve this?<BR><BR>Thanks<BR>-WEBdB.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 1969

    Default RE: Phonetic Name Search

    Have you heard of Soundex (or it&#039s lesser well-known but better-operating cousin Metaphone)?<BR><BR>Look them up in a search engine, there&#039s tons of info about them on the web.<BR><BR>

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