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PHP Explode Search Results

Thread began 6/21/2012 4:23 pm by Daryl | Last modified 6/21/2012 5:07 pm by Jason Byrnes | 3732 views | 3 replies |

DarylBeta Tester

PHP Explode Search Results

I have a Data Assist database search which works OK, but I am trying to figure out how to explode the result so that only the first sentence that contains the keyword is shown by looking for the deliminator of a fullstop and a space.

Has anyone else done this?

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Ian S

Yes... In the Data Assist Search GUI there is a value type of keyword.

I use it frequently for checkbox arrays.

Choose that and it should work OK


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DarylBeta Tester

Hi Ian

I am using Keyword as the type, but this shows the entire database record that contains that keyword.

I just want an extract of the record that contains that word

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

here is an example outside of Data Assist Search that should help give a direction for accomplishing this:


"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazzy dog. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Jack and jill went up the hill";
$retStr $heystack;
$heystackArray explode(". "$heystack);
$_POST['keyword']) && $_POST['keyword'] != "") {
$needle $_POST['keyword'];
$i 0$i sizeof($heystackArray); $i++) {
$termArray explode(" "$heystackArray[$i]);
in_array($needle$termArray)) $retStr $heystackArray[$i];
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>

<form id="form1" name="form1" method="post"  action="">
  <input type="text" name="keyword" id="keyword" />
  <input type="submit" name="button" id="button" value="Submit" />
<?php echo $retStr?>
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