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Enable Fuzzy Search for a Field in Enterprise Search

Mar 10, 2017 at 06:58 AM

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Hi All,

I have enabled Fuzzy search for Enterprise Search but fuzzy search is not working for the fields Manufacturer (MARA-MFRNR) and Manufacturer Part No. (MARA-MFRPN).

Please let me know how can I enable fuzzy search on these two fields ?

Thanks,

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Luqman Ali
Mar 15, 2017 at 08:59 AM
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Hi Swati,

Did you try putting a wildcard or use the "contains" keyword?

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Hi Luqman,

Thanks for your response.

Wildcard(*) and using search operators (like 'contains') does not comes under Fuzzy Search. They work even without enabling Fuzzy.

For example, If I have a material record with Manufacturer value "MANU1".

If I use wildcard as "MAN*" then it will search that record.

If I use contains as "MAN" then it will search that record.

But, will it be able to search the same record if I search with "MANU-1" or "MANU 1" or "MAUN1" ?

I am expecting this kind of search if Fuzzy Search option works.

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Vengaiah Chowdary Pachava Chinna Mar 19, 2017 at 05:52 AM
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Hi Swati,

From the screen shot above your system is configured to search using Enterprise search. To Setup or to check if is it setup. Please check the tcode ESH_COCKPIT. Or you need to need set this up. Please check this link.

https://help.sap.com/saphelp_nwes73/helpdata/en/95/3b44bad59e4c2ab99d48d6ca6e4c3b/frameset.htm

Again config depends on your System version.

Thanking you

Vengaiah

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Former Member Apr 24, 2017 at 11:43 AM
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SAP Notes 2380272 and 2420764 fixed the issue of Fuzzy Search on Search Material screen.

But Fuzzy Search is not working in Duplicate Check. How to enable this ?

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