dtSearch Text Retrieval Engine Programmer's Reference
Search Features

Search features such as fuzzy searching, stemming, phonic searching, regular expressions, etc.

Search terms may include the following special characters:

matches any character
matches any number of characters
matches any digit
phonic search

All of these special characters, except for ? and *, can be modified using the Options object. You can also enable search features for an entire search request through search flags in the search job. For more information, see Redefining Search Operators.