How to search with whole word in iPhone?

I have added a search bar with UITableView. when I enter the first character then it search all records starting with that character but when i enter the next character then it search nothing.

Kindly help me. If this is a silly question then kindly be patient and guide me Thanx



//    search = [search uppercaseString];

    NSLog(@"Array count233 : %d", [menuArray count]);

    NSLog(@"Array count237 : %d", [menuArray count]);

    NSLog(@"Search String : %@", search);
    if ([search isEqualToString:@""]) {

    else {

        [tableMenuArray removeAllObjects];

            for (int i = 0; i < [menuArray count]; i++) {
                if ([[[menuArray objectAtIndex:i] itemName] hasPrefix:search]) {
                    [tableMenuArray addObject:[menuArray objectAtIndex:i]];
    [menuTableView reloadData];


If you uncomment the 2nd line, then change this line -

if ([[[menuArray objectAtIndex:i] itemName] hasPrefix:search]) -

if ([[[[menuArray objectAtIndex:i] itemName] uppercaseString] hasPrefix:search])

Otherwise you're comparing all-uppercase to normally-cased words. Hope this sorts it for you!

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