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Monday, November 6th 2017, 5:42pm

Add phonetic searches

Would it be possible to upgrade the GEDBAS search facility to include phonetic or fuzzy searches, please?
For example, a surname search on ‘könig’ does not show ‘koenig’, ‘konnig’ or ‘koennig’; at present each has to be searched separately. Similarly, a first name search on Margaretha does not show Margareta, Margretha or Margreta and a place name search on ‘hebsack’ does not show ‘hebsak’. In addition, a date range search would be useful.

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "jonga" (Nov 6th 2017, 6:27pm)