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Re: Full Text Search Does Not Return Any Results
Posted by: Faury Rodriguez
Date: February 20, 2008 02:08PM

This could be due the default minimum char limit used for full text indices.
By default it is 4 and since car is 3 chars, it doesn't exist in the index.

You can check your setting with: show variables like 'ft_min_word_len';

If you'd like to search for 3 char words, you can either append a char, e.g. an underscore, to words you index and then search for +car_. Or you can do it via the instructions on http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/fulltext-fine-tuning.html if you can change the server setting.

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