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800,000 word document text search Delphi application
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Jun 3, 2012

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  • Posted: Sun, Jun 03, 2012
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I need a text search application, that allows a user to search for words and phrases, including fuzzy searches and wildcard searches, within a very long single document (over 800,000 words). That document will never change. It is a static document (like a law book, or a Bible) with numbered chapters, sections, lines (e.g., chapter 10, section 4, line 24 ...or...Matthew chapter 3 verse 12). Some of the words will need to be rich-text based, i.e., some words will need to retain an italicized or colored format. Individual lines within this document need to be returned if any text search matches are found. E.g., the user would enter "Wilson vs. Baker" and the app would return all the lines that it finds containing this search term. The search most support AND / OR / NEAREST searches.

The app will be a local stand-alone app, running from the user's Windows Desktop. This will not be an Internet or client/server app.

The following items are important:

1) The final product must not requi...

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