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searching word docs within a database

Steve Fahlbusch
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I am in the process of building a system that will store documents (word, excel, powerpoint, text, flowcharter ...)
in a data base and then display to the user (so far, not
a problem).
Question: I would like to keep the backends as generic as
possible - but I need to search the contents of the documents.
Does anyone have any recommendations (or should I scrap the generic back end and design and implement a specific db (such as
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