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Matchcode function

soumya surendran

Joined: Apr 05, 2007
Posts: 2
I have a doubt that when we simply enter a name as abbreviations or misspelled how could i retrieve correct record from database.

For example matchcode("smth", smith)should retrieve record from database with name starting as 'smith'.
can anyone help me.
Joe Ess

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