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hai all

i had implemented single word search....
now i need to work with multi word search...
i need to search files in server...

code for searching files using single word key is as follows:

string s = "", s1 = ""; //to get the file name
               // string files = "";
               string filename = "*" + tb_search.Text + "*";
               DirectoryInfo MyDir;
               ArrayList CellarList = new ArrayList();
               MyDir = new DirectoryInfo(Server.MapPath("files/"));
               string path = (Server.MapPath("files/"));
               //FileInfo[] MyFiles = MyDir.GetFiles("*.*");
               string[] fileList = System.IO.Directory.GetFiles(path, filename);

               foreach (string file in fileList)
                   if (file.ToLower().Contains(tb_search.Text.ToLower().ToString()))
                       s = file.ToString();
                       s1 = s.Replace(path, "");

can any one help me...
thanks in advance
Updated 15-Jan-12 20:26pm
Technoses 16-Jan-12 1:40am    
please tell us what do you want exactly
Ragi Gopi 16-Jan-12 1:52am    
i need to find files from my server using the key words...
now i had implemented it by searching with single word.......
now i need to seearch with multile keys as we do in google...

1 solution

As per your code, you are trying to search the file names in the given directory .,

for this you can use the below code.

string[] files = Directory.GetFiles(Server.MapPath("files/"), "*.*");

Second Argument can be any wild card.

Ex :
string[] files = Directory.GetFiles(Server.MapPath("files/"), "A*.*");
files start with "A"

string[] files = Directory.GetFiles(Server.MapPath("files/"), "ABC?.*");
Files Start with "ABC" and ends with any character.

string[] files = Directory.GetFiles(Server.MapPath("files/"), "ABC DEF*.*");
Files Start with "ABC DEF" and ends with any characters.

Hope this helps you.
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