FreeText and FreeTextTable incorporate what Microsoft considers to be the natural way to search. For example, if you were searching on book, you would expect to get hits to rows containing the word books (the plural). If you were searching on the word swimming, you would expect results containing the words swimming, swim, swims, swum, and so on. The
FreeTextTable queries implicitly search on all generations of a word and include a proximity-based search. However, if you wrap your search in double quotation marks, the
FreeTextTable predicates do not do any stemming.
FreeTextTable also include the
Here are some examples using FreeText and FreeTextTable: