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troubleshooting Question

Avoid returning no results if match not found

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This snippet of code was kindly written by an EE member.

select case when charindex(@WordSix, PageText) > 0 then left(replace(right(PageText, datalength(PageText)-charindex(@WordSix, PageText) +1), @WordSix, '<strong>' + @WordSix + '</strong>'), 40) else '' end

I would like if possible to amend 2 areas.

1) If a search is for example: b&b near blackpool, the above would return nearby with the near in bold. Is there anyway to change it so that it only picks up whole words.

2) Is it possible to change it so that even if there is no match the where clause still return the results. The problem at the moment is, that if @WordSix is empty i.e the visitor only entered 5 words the search will fail as @WordSix I assume returns a null.

Any help would be appreciated.
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