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Fuzzy Search SQl server 2005

We have a job search page on our website that takes a keyword and/or a location

is there a way using some sort of fuzzy search so for eg

if someone searched for "engineer" in "Manchester" and someone else searched "engieer" in "Machester" they'd get the same results???
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
typing errors are not covered by neither full-text index nor other searches built-in in databases.

what you have to do is create a catalog of "typos", so that when a "wrong" word is written, the correct one can be suggested (like in google&co)
leap29Author Commented:
thanks for the reply, how do referance this catalog of typos from my aspx page??
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
that "catalog" would be a normal table, with (at least) 2 columns, 1 column for the "wrong" word, and 1 for the correct word.
and in your aspx page, you would have to first query for all the "wrong" words the user might have typed in, and return the "correct" version instead, and do the search instead, or suggest to use those for searching.

what exactly you want to do is "your" choice.
I can only tell you that full-text search finds "exact" matches.

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