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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: arrays of values in a field
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2004 19:34:21 GMT
On Jan 27, 2004, at 2:27 PM, Gabe wrote:
> If I have a group of documents and I want to filter on
> a category, it is fairly straightforward. I just
> create a Field that contains the category and filter
> on it.
> However, what if I want the field "category" to have
> multiple possible values? Is there a known best way to
> filter on that?
> I imagine it is possible to "hack" it by, say,
> creating a field with value:
> |category1|category2|category3| etc.
> And then query "|category1|"
> I was wondering if there was a better way.

Simply add multiple (probably Keyword) fields with the same name.  
Lucene supports this nicely.


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