The CONTAINS and CONTAINSTABLE predicates have the following parameters:

Search phrase




Search Phrase

The search phrase is the phrase or word that you are looking for in a full-text indexed table. If you are searching for more than one word, you have to wrap your search phrase in double quotation marks, as in this example:


In this query, you are searching all full-text indexed columns. However, you can search a single column, a list of columns, or all columns. The following example shows how:

You can also use Boolean operators in your search phrase, as in this example:

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