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Can I search against multiple keywords at once
Posted by: sricharan vemuri
Date: March 12, 2010 03:11PM

Hi
I am trying to write a query where I will need to do a fulltext search against multiple words. Example: At any point i get a set of words lets assume apple, car, airplane are the three keywords the user enters in the search box.
Then I will write a query that says

select * from table1 where
(MATCH (col1,col2) against("apple") OR
(MATCH (col1,col2) against("car") OR
(MATCH (col1,col2) against("airplane"))

My question is.. Is there a way I can rewrite the above query so that I do not need to use the MATCH three times .. Can I write something like this

select * from table1 where
(MATCH (col1,col2) against("apple|car|airplane")

Thank You
Charan



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/12/2010 03:21PM by sricharan vemuri.

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