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how can i search a sentince in onther sentince?

Posted on 2008-10-01
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for example i have this sentince "good hall sdff " and i want to search for it in "the hall of fim is good"
and to give me true

and please i dont want it using exploade beacuse i know how to do it in exploade but it is slow
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Question by:mgtm3
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$string="the hall of fame is good";
if( FALSE !==stripos($string,"good hall fame" ) )
{
 echo "found";
}

NOTE: The above will do a case INSENSITVE comparison. If you want a case sensitive comparison use:
strpos()
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by:smueller72
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if you don't want to hard code it in the code (you want to work on text given by an input box or similar), you need a 'fuzzy search' class such as the following:
http://elonen.iki.fi/code/misc-notes/appr-search-php/
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