Forum: Ferret Fuzzy searching using act_as_ferret

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Tom S. (Guest)
on 2006-03-17 11:21

My Ferret integration has gone quite well. I'm now returning all the
results I need from two models using "id_multi_search" and combining the
results in the view using a couple of partials.

Is there any way that I can turn on fuzzy searching?

Would fuzzy searching pick up basic spelling mistakes such as "Bnadit"
instead of "Bandit" my experience with search technology is quite

Tom, Nottingham UK
Jean-Etienne D. (Guest)
on 2006-03-17 11:32
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It depends on how you build your query.
Textually, the syntax is: +(body:word~0.5) if you want to search for
'word' in field 'body'.

A more advanced way would to parse your query and then build manually
your ferret query. See
for more help.

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