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From Tommy Chheng <tommy.chh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Lucene partial text search
Date Fri, 11 Sep 2009 19:22:39 GMT
can u use the fuzzy search(abc~) which will match against edit distance?

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On Sep 11, 2009, at 12:08, "Michael McCaffrey" <mmccaffrey@ittvis.com>  
wrote:

> Yes but no */? as first char.
>
> So how would you search for any field that contains "abc"?
>
> Can't do q="*abc*".
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Zachary Zolton [mailto:zachary.zolton@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 11, 2009 11:42 AM
> To: user@couchdb.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Lucene partial text search
>
> Lucene supports single letter "?" and multi-letter "*" wildcards:
>
> http://lucene.apache.org/java/2_0_0/queryparsersyntax.html
>
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Michael McCaffrey
> <mmccaffrey@ittvis.com> wrote:
>> Looking at the couch docs for lucene, they all reference FullText
>> searching.
>>
>>
>>
>> I've done the simple example from the wiki and  can get the search to
>> work if I put all the text in the field in the q="..." search.
>>
>>
>>
>> Is it possible to do partial text searches? Like all the records that
>> contain "abc" in the field? Like a q="*abc*" wildcard query?
>>
>>
>>
>> I see where the lucene documentation shows lots of capabilities, but
>> wonder if these are available/accessible in couch.
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Mike
>>
>>

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