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From Victor Hadianto <>
Subject Re: Wildcard workaround
Date Wed, 28 May 2003 07:13:21 GMT
> I have a file database indexed by content and also by filename. It would be
> nice if the user could perform a usual search like "*.ext".
> Anybody tried a workaround for this issue ? ( this is needed only for the
> name of the file, for the rest of the terms the rules are fine with me)

You can index all the extension in a special field and search this field when 
users search for extensions. This way either you have to parse *.ext to ext 
or create a special text box to enter the extention users want to search.

Victor Hadianto

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