is the server using full text

is there a setting that will tell if the server is using full text features, right now and implemented in any database?

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CboudrozCommented:
This work for SQL 2005

IF (FULLTEXTSERVICEPROPERTY('IsFullTextInstalled')=1) 
BEGIN
	print 'INSTALLED' 
END 
ELSE 
BEGIN 
	print 'NOT INSTALLED'
END

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anushahannaAuthor Commented:
thanks Cboudroz-

the 'INSTALLED' part if of the original install?

how can we know if it is indeed being used for any columns/data in the databases?
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CboudrozCommented:
You need to used system view.

sys.fulltext_catalogs
sys.fulltext_index_columns
sys.fulltext_indexes
sys.fulltext_document_types
sys.fulltext_index_catalog_usages
sys.fulltext_languages
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anushahannaAuthor Commented:
Thanks Cboudroz.
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