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    How to create an ASP search engine that is NOT based on DB?

    I have a 100 pages and I would like to build a search engine that will be able to search within their content.

    How can I do it?

    Thanks!
    Weee

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    yeah u can do dat u need to index your pages.

    i have posted a similar post earlier and it has replies on it i am sure you can take help from there ..............

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    Got link?
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    you just need to have a look at how the windows indexing service works. try http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/ for some details.

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    Another thing you can do is use the file system object to crawl the files and do searches on the fly. This takes a LOT of CPU tho.
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    And for some more links:

    Using Index Server to Search Your Web Site - Part I by John Peterson
    http://www.asp101.com/articles/john/...er/default.asp

    Implementing a Search Engine in ASP - 11/10/1998
    http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/webtech/111098-1.shtml
    "A completely dynamic search engine for a completely dynamic web site will hit a database table which ties an article URL to the article's description."

    A Text-Based Search Engine - 10/24/1999
    http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/webtech/102499-1.shtml
    "Using the FileSystemObject, you can search through all of the files in a particular directory that contain a particular string."
    J. Paul Schmidt
    www.Bullschmidt.com - Freelance Web and Database Developer
    www.Bullschmidt.com/DevTip.asp - Classic ASP Design Tips

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