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    i need a search engine that compares the
    search entry with keywords or entries from
    a mysql databse. i extract the length of the search using "strlen()", then compare it with the entries from the database using "similar_text()" and finally calculate the
    similarity in percent. these results are stored in an array with an identifier. what
    i need now is a function that sorts the results by amount, then returns the identifier of the first (=highest). i tried
    it using "max()" but that didn't work somehow... since i'm quite new to php and programming in general i'm not sure whether this is a good way of setting up a search engine

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    Devshed Newbie (0 - 499 posts)
    no need to reply, got it myself...

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