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I'm trying to replicate what SQL Server 2008 is doing when generating full-text indexes, but I'm having a hard time finding a list of which characters SQL Server 2008 considers to be word breakers.

Is there a list out there specifying which characters SQL Server 2008 will break words on for full-text indexes for English?

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The per language noise list (also referred to as stop list) and thesaurus files are in the MSSQL/FTData/ folder. The noise files are plain text, the thesaurus XML, so both can be inspected or changed easily.

Configuring Full-Text Linguistic Components in BOL has the details.

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I'm looking for the criteria where SQL server breaks up the words.. i.e. "Hello World" gets broken into two due to the space –  John Dec 9 '11 at 19:05
    
@John - its in the link he posted....maybe read it first. –  JNK Dec 9 '11 at 19:30
    
@JNK: where does it list out the word breakers? –  John Dec 9 '11 at 19:36
    
    
took me 2 clicks to get there from his link –  JNK Dec 9 '11 at 19:38

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