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From Doug Cutting <>
Subject RE: [Lucene-dev] Problem: Maximum field size
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2001 21:55:15 GMT
> From: []
> Is there any limit for the size of a field? I've tried to index a 
> document with a field (UnStored type) of something like 80000 chars 
> and I've noticed that the words which are in the end of that field 
> aren't indexed... If there is a size limitation, there is any way to 
> turn this around so that I can index very large fields?

By default Lucene will not index more than 10,000 terms per field.  You can
change this by setting IndexWriter.maxFieldLength.  See:


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