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From "Haipeng Du" <>
Subject RE: I am new to lucene
Date Tue, 14 Sep 2004 15:50:35 GMT
Thanks Aviran.
But how could I use content to search the document if I use 
Field.Text("content", reader). I do not want to  save the document content .
Thanks a lot.

>From: "Aviran" <>
>Reply-To: "Lucene Developers List" <>
>To: "'Lucene Developers List'" <>
>Subject: RE: I am new to lucene
>Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 11:28:08 -0400
>1. Field.Text Constructs a Reader-valued Field that is tokenized and
>indexed, but is not stored in the index verbatim, Thus you can not retrieve
>the text. You need to use Field.Text("content", String) to be able to read
>back the content.
>2. You can use an open source project called PDFBox which can extract text
>from a PDF document.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Haipeng Du []
>Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 11:18 AM
>Subject: I am new to lucene
>Hi, everyone:
>I am new to Lucene. There are some questions I want to know why.
>(1) when I use Field.Text("content", Reader) to index the file content, I
>can not retrive it when I search. Here is part of code
>Analyzer analyzer = new StopAnalyzer();
>     Searcher searcher = new IndexSearcher(indexPath);
>     Query query = QueryParser.parse(queryString, key2,
>                               analyzer);
>     Hits hits =;
>I can not find the field when I use : hits.doc(i).get("content"). It is
>null. But I can get all other fields value as the same way. How could I get
>(2) Does Lucene have a way to index pdf content? Which is the best API that
>can be easy used to change pdf to text?
>Please response me. Thanks a lot.
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